top banner

Obituary Listings

Laurence L. Peters

October 2, 1940 November 27, 2017
Laurence L.  Peters
There are condolences waiting approval on Laurence's Tribute wall
Obituary for Laurence L. Peters
Laurence L. Peters, age 77, of Correctionville, Iowa, passed away, Monday November 27, 2017, at his residence of Correctionville, Iowa.

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

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.
Read More

Previous Events





2:00 PM 12/3/2017 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 12/3/2017 4:00:00 PM
Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Homes - Anthon

402 East Brady Street
Anthon, IA 51004

Vigil Service 4:00 p.m.

Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Homes - Anthon
402 East Brady Street Anthon 51004 IA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:30 AM 12/4/2017 10:30:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church-Anthon

400 East Randolph Street
Anthon, IA 51004

St. Joseph Catholic Church-Anthon
400 East Randolph Street Anthon 51004 IA
United States

Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries


We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.