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Weerts Funeral Home

3625 Jersey Ridge Rd, Davenport, IA

OBITUARY

Eldon Herman Peters

May 16, 1935November 30, 2019

Eldon H. Peters, 84, of Eldridge died November 30, 2019 at home. Funeral services will be 12:00 noon, Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Weerts Funeral Home, 3625 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until time of service. Per Eldon’s request, casual attire is preferred. Burial will follow at Davenport Memorial Park, Davenport. Memorials may be made to Iowa Public Television or The Scott County Humane Society. Online condolences may be expressed at www.weertsfh.com.

Eldon was born May 16, 1935 to Edwin and Emma (Stoltenberg) Peters in Scott County. He married Marietta Holtz on October 8, 1960. Eldon grew up on a family farm near Eldridge. He proudly enlisted in The United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict, serving in Japan and Washington, D.C. He attended Carpenter/Millwright Apprentice School. He was employed as a carpenter for Union Local #4. He also worked at International Harvester as a millwright, retiring in 1995. Eldon worked part time in the small engine repair department at True Value Hardware Store in Eldridge. Eldon was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He was a life member of NRA and Oak Hill Gun Club where he taught hunter safety classes. Eldon also enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and animals of all kinds, but he especially enjoyed time with family, friends and his pets.

Those left to honor his memory are his wife; son, Mark Peters; sisters, Evelyn (Earl) Gullion, Emmylou (Bruce) Dexter and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Elaine and her husband Reynold Muhs; sister, Eunice and her husband, Bill Johnson.

  • FAMILY

  • Edwin Peters, Father
  • Emma (Stoltenberg) Peters, Mother
  • Marietta Peters, Wife
  • Mark Peters, son
  • Sister, Evelyn (Earl) Gullion
  • Emmylou (Bruce) Dexter, Sister
  • Mr. Peters also leaves many nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Elaine and her husband Reynold Muhs; sister, Eunice and her husband, Bill Johnson.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Nick Wall
  • Aaron Van Zuiden
  • Mark Muhs
  • Ted Westerhof
  • DONATIONS

  • Iowa Public Television
  • Scott County Humane Society

Services

  • Visitation Weerts Funeral Home Saturday, December 7, 2019
  • Funeral Service Weerts Funeral Home Saturday, December 7, 2019

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