Celebrating the life of Laurence L. Peters
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A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, December 4, 2017, at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of Anthon, Iowa. Monsignor Mark Duchaine will officiate. Committal Service will follow in the Mt. St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery. A visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., with a vigil service at 4:00p.m., Sunday, December 3, 2017, at the Armstrong-Van Houten Funeral Home of Anthon, Iowa. The Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home of Anthon, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online www.armstrongfuneral.com
Laurence L. Peters, the son of Eddie an Elizabeth (McDermott) Peters, was born on October the 2, 1940, south of Anthon, Iowa. Laurence attended country school through the 8th grade and graduated from Anthon High School with the class of 1960.
On August 4, 1962, Laurence married the love of his life Sharon Kay Weber in the St. Joseph Catholic Church of Anthon, Iowa. Laurence and Sharon were blessed with three sons Tom, Larry, and Terry.
Laurence has been employed as a mechanic for numerous years. He worked at Wilson Motor’s and various other shops. Laurence also helped with the building of bridges on I-29 working for Rolene Construction and Christensen Brothers. His most recent employment was for Knaacks Auto Body shop of Correctionville, Iowa. In 2014, Laurence retired due to illness.
Laurence enjoyed animals, drag racing, souping up and tinkering on cars, cookouts, and spending time with his family, he especially adored his grandchildren.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 55 years Sharon Peters of Correctionville, IA; children Tom (special friend Sherry) Peters, Larry Peters, and Terry Peters all of Correctionville, IA; five grandchildren: Brady, Lucus, Lindsay, Katie, and Terry Jr.; great-grandchild Sophia; brother Jim (Karen) Peters of Correctionville, IA; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and dear friends.
Laurence was preceded in death by his parents Eddie and Elizabeth Peters; brother William Livermore; sisters: Lillian Livermore, Pauline Livermore (Elmer Edwards), Betty Livermore (Frank Wingard), and Wilma Livermore.
402 East Brady Street
Anthon, IA 51004
Vigil Service 4:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial
400 East Randolph Street
Anthon, IA 51004