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Pleasant Valley Funeral Home

4303 Pleasant Valley Road, Vernon, BC

OBITUARY

Donald Lloyd PETERS

September 30, 1943August 15, 2019

Peters, Donald Lloyd September 30,1943 - August 15, 2019 > > Forever in our hearts - It is with great sadness we announce the unexpected loss of Donald (Don) Lloyd Peters at the age of 75 in Vernon,BC. Don is survived by his loving wife and “partner in crime” Carolyn June Siddons as well as his three adoring daughters Jeanell (Sean), Danielle (Ian), and Rachelle (Jeff). He was the proud grandpa of Ella, Jada, Hayden, Christopher, Ronan and Declan. He will also be dearly missed by Carolyn’s daughters Nanette (Cliff), Carrie (Andy) and grandchildren Ashley, Nash, William, Brayden, Brenden, Cassidy, and Brianna. Don is survived by his brothers Neil and Ed and sister Merle as well as many extended family members and close friends. > > Don was a retired veteran of the RCMP and served with the Alberta Sheriffs Branch until his retirement in 2009. Don & Carolyn enjoyed travelling to many parts of the world with Australia left unconquered and many lasting memories were made at their summer retreat in Vernon, BC. > > > An open house in celebration of Don’s life will be held on October 4, 2019 at Prince of Peace Community Centre, 285030 Luther Rose Blvd, Calgary AB at 2pm-5pm. Donations in Don’s memory may be made online to the Heart and Stroke Foundation at www.heartandstroke.ca Condolences may be forwared through www.dignitymemorial.com

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Sheryl Stephenson

August 30, 2019

Sending sincere condolences to you all. I was so saddened to hear Don had passed away. We worked together at Sparwood Detachment and when he returned for my retirement party I was ‘over the moon’. Keep your good memories close to your heart. He would like that.

Taras Kushniruk

August 29, 2019

Our sincerest sympathy to all of the family - Don was part of the RCMP family in Sparwood where we worked together. Both Barb and I enjoyed socializing with him and though we lost touch with him, we had many memories of fun times together.
God Bless
Terry and Barb Kushniruk

Derek hUDSON

August 28, 2019

So sorry to hear of Don's passing. I met Don through his older brother Neil. Neil and I had a common interest in fixing up old cars, specifically Chrysler products. I hung around the Peter's residence quite a bit in those days so got to meet all of the siblings. Although joining the RCMP took us all in different directions, I still have fond memories of the Peter's family. My thoughts and prayers are with Don's family at this time.

Ken & Helen CRAMB

August 28, 2019

I arrived at the Patrol Vessel “GANGES” stationed in Port Alberni in June 1973. I was fresh out of U-Vic with 3 years behind me and prior to that 5 Years of Service with the Force in “D” Div (Dauphin/Lynn Lake/The Pas). I had rejoined with 5 years and in the Fall of that year Don Peters ( who assumed the role of Big Brother ) came on board. We had lots of great Ike’s together - Don with that Big Broad Smile and always ready to laugh at something. One memory is being ashore in Victoria and going to a Asian Buffet. We had a few beer by then and dove into the chicken legs (6 of us) big time. Then we started building log houses out of the left over bones ( on other plates). As we were eating them out of any profit that night we were nicely escorted to the door.
On a trip up to Prince Rupert to exchange Patrol Vessels (Ganges for the Pearkes). Don and CST Wayne GARTON ( still a buddy and lives a couple of blocks away here in Campbell River), were in the Wheelhouse ( it was a tough Winter Passage up Coast). Well Wayne was smoking a cigar and Don told him to put it out - Wayne turned and blew the smoke in Don’s face - the Fight was on !!) In later years Don and CJ stayed with us at out Sproat Lake residence in approx 2004 and we made a motorcycle trip to Tofino for the day. Don on his Yamaha Venture and us on our Kawasaki Concours. It was a great shock when the Sgt. We worked for back in that era phoned to break the news (Al de St. Remy is still a close friend and living at Sproat Lake). CJ — Helen and I were in shock for a few moments - thinking he was still young - although we are all in our mid 70’s. We are going to try and drive to Calgary for the
Get-together on the 4th of Oct . We have friends in Sylvan Lake and will stay with them for a few days. Hope to see you then. Ken & Helen CRAMB 15 Westhaven Way,Campbell River,BC 250-205-4284. ken@cramb.ca

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY