Walter Peters

1911 Cloquet, Minnesota 2000 Duluth, Minnesota



Continuation of tree (6th child of Joseph Pitre/Ellen Young); all known surname descendants:

                   9        Walter Peters  b: 11 December 1911  Cloquet, Carlton, MN; d: 19 November 2000  Duluth, St. Louis, MN

                                  +Rose Lavern McMahon  b: 1 November 1916  Brookston, St. Louis, MN; m: Abt. 1935 [Frances/Blanche Stokes]; d: 6 October 2003  Duluth, St. Louis, MN

                             10       Gary Peters  b: Abt. 1935; d: Aft. October 2003  California

                                           +Loretta ---

                             10       Mary Gayle Peters  b: Abt. 1936  Duluth, St. Louis, MN; d: 2013  Spokane Valley, Lincoln, WA

                                           +Ralph E. Brice  b: 21 July 1932  Santa Barbara, CA; m: 21 May 1960  Santa Barbara, CA  (divorced); d: 26 June 2011  Issaquah, King, WA

                             10       Terrance Peters  b: Abt. 1939; d: Aft. 1950

                             10       Timothy Peters  b: Abt. 1944; d: Aft. October 2003  Minnesota

                                           +Nellie ---

                             10       Sue Ann Peters  b: Abt. 1945; d: Aft. October 2003  Washington

                                           +--- Beecher

                             10       Maureen Peters  b: Abt. 1947; d: Aft. October 2003  Florida

                                           +Ron Crews

                             10       Philip L. Peters  b: October 1949; d: Aft. October 2003  Minnesota

                                           +Sue ---

                             10       Kevin Peters    d: Aft. October 2003  Minnesota

                                           +Kim ---

                             10       Tom Peters    d: Aft. October 2003 Minnesota

                                           +Laurie ---

                             10       Richard Peters    d: Aft. October 2003  Minnesota

                             10       Anthony Peters    d: Aft. October 2003  Minnesota

                             10       David Peters    d: Aft. October 2003  Minnesota



Notes for Walter Peters:


- 1930 Cloquet, Carlton, Minnesota:  Gustaf B. Crook 43 machine feeder/lumber mill, wife Helen 44, stepchildren William G. Peters 28 laborer/common, Walter Peters 18 laborer/paper mill, Floyd Peters 15, Lucille Peters 14, Frederick Peters 12.

- 1940 Duluth, St. Louis, MN:  Charles A. Peters 28 foreman/WPA sewer project, wife Rose 24, Gary 4, Mary G. 3, Terrance 11 months.

- 1950 Duluth, St. Louis, MN:  Walter Peters 38 boilermaker/railroad, wife Rose 35, Gary 14, Mary Gayle 13, Terrence 10, Timothy 5, Sue Ann 4, Maureen 2, Philip L. (Oct), cousin William McDonald 71 retired.

World War II Records:  Walter Peters, age 28, b. 11 Dec 1911 Cloquet; 5' 10", 165 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, contact: Frank J. McMahon


Obituary:  Duluth News Tribune (MN), 22 November 2000:  Walter Peters, 88, of Proctor passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2000, in St. Mary's Medical Center.  He was born in Cloquet to Joseph and Helen Peters.  He was a pipefitter and a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local 11.  He was a member of St. James Catholic Church, an avid fisherman, outdoorsman and more recently enjoyed painting.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Terrance; and several brothers and sisters.  Walter is survived by his wife of 65 years, Rose; daughters Mary Brice and Sue Beecher, both of Seattle and Maureen (Ron) Crews of Orlando, Fla.; sons Gary (Loretta) of Clovis, Calif., Timothy (Nellie) of Duluth, Philip (Sue) of Rockridge, Minn., Kevin (Kim) of Ada, Minn., Tom (Laurie) of Brooklyn Park, Minn., Richard, Anthony and David, all of Duluth; sisters Alice and Lucille; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Visitation: 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass Friday in St. James Catholic Church, with the Rev. Father John Golobich officiating.  Burial in Calvary Cemetery.  Arrangements by Bell Brothers Funeral Directors-Bell Brothers Chapel, 601 N. 56th Ave. W.


Notes for Rose Lavern McMahon:

Obituary:  Duluth News Tribune (MN), Wednesday, 8 October 2003:  Rose L. Peters, 87, formerly of North 59th Ave West and Railview Apartments in Proctor, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003 in Chris Jensen Health and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born in Brookston, Minn to Frank and Blanche McMahon.  Rose was one of the original founders of the Head Start Program in Duluth and when she retired, she received high recognition from the governor of Minnesota.  She was a member of St. James Catholic Church where she was involved in many activities.  Rose was a glow of light and love and will be missed.  She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Terrance, her husband, Walter and a sister, Doris Colacino.  She is survived by her three daughters, Mary Gayle Brice and Sue Beecher, both of Seattle and Maureen (Ron) Crews of Orlando, Fla; eight sons, Gary (Loretta) of Clovis,Calif, Timothy (Nellie) of Duluth, Philip (Sue) of Buffalo, Minn, Kevin (Kim) of Ada, Minn, Tom (Laurie) of Brooklyn Park, Minn, Richard, Anthony and David all of Duluth; four sisters, Virginia (Edward) Pierce of Ariz., Bernice Byram of Arlington, Va., Joanne McMahon, M.M. of Micronesia, Kathleen (Joseph) McNamara of Duluth; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  The family would like to thank Chris Jensen for all their love and care.  Visitation: 12 noon until the 1 p.m. Funeral Mass Thursday in St. James Catholic Church.  Rev Fr Charles Flynn officiating.  Burial in Sunrise Memorial Park.  Arrangements by Bell Brothers Funeral and Cremation Services-Bell Brothers Chapel.



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