John A. Peters
John August Peters, 72, formerly of the Midland and Murdo area, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 21, 2013, at the Custer Regional Senior Care, only after playing (and winning) one last game of cribbage with his “favorite” niece, Lynette.
He was born on January 14, 1941, to Walter and Helen (Buchanan) Peters in Murdo, S.D. He attended grade school in Midland and attended high school in Murdo.
John served in the United States Navy and Army from 1958 to 1960 where he received an honorable discharge.
He was a man of many talents and worked at many different jobs throughout his life. He never met a stranger and will be remembered by his quick and witty sense of humor.
Survivors include his sister, Karen (Peters) Finck of Rapid City; s brother, Loren (Louise) Peters of San Antonio, Texas; s nephew, Steve Finck; and nieces, Lynette (Finck) Bianchi, Lenore (Peters) Wyrick and Tracy (Peters) Nettles, as well as his special aunt, Alice Jeitz.
He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother, and a very special brother-in-law, Harold Finck.
Graveside services and burial were held Wednesday, February 27, at the Midland Cemetery.
An online guestbook may be signed at www.osheimschmidt. com