Gerald Franklin Peters


Gerald (Gerry) Peters died Nov. 7, 2008. He was born Jan. 15, 1947 to Frank C. and Melita Peters. In his early years, he moved between Kansas, Kitchener, Ont., and Winnipeg while his father was a student and pastor. Gerry was baptized in 1951 at South End MB Church in Winnipeg. He married Sylvia Willms June 21, 1968. He retired in 2003, having served as principal in various schools in the Kitchener/Waterloo area. Gerry cared deeply about his students, teachers, church community, and neighbours, and had a passion for family get-togethers, horses, motorcycles, basketball, and youth events. He was active at Kitchener MB Church, and later at Glencairn MB Church. Gerry is mourned by Sylvia; children Beckie (Andy) Wood, Frank (Libby), Sarah (Jon) Claassen; 6 grandchildren; his mother; 4 siblings. The funeral was Nov. 11 at Plattsville (Ont.) Missionary Church.

  • Birth: January 15, 1947
  • Death: November 7, 2008

  • Parents:
    Frank C. and Melita Peters
  • Married:
    Sylvia Willms, June 21, 1968
  • Family:
    Children Beckie (Andy) Wood, Frank (Libby), Sarah (Jon) Claassen; 6 grandchildren
  • Baptism:
    South End MB Church (Winnipeg), 1951