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Funeral announcement for:  Abe Peters of Oakville

Funeral date and time:  April 26, 2016 at 2pm


Abe Peters of Oakville, Manitoba died April 20, 2016 at Health Sciences Centre.


He is survived by his wife Barbara, children Mike, Jeff and Shauna, and their spouses, Rebecca Widdicombe, Ann Park and Ryan Brinkman. He is deeply missed by his grandchildren Ruby, James, Alice and Joseph Peters and Natalie, Kara and Julie Brinkman.  Predeceased by parents Jake and Martha Peters, brothers Vern, Harold, Jake and Henry, he is also survived by siblings Vanita (Vic) Schmidt, Margaret (Al) Gill, George (Anita) Peters, sisters-in-law Elaine, Irene, Margaret and Yuka Peters, brother and sister-in-law Peter Feniak and Jennifer Chapman. 


Abe was born on the Peters farm in 1936 and lived there all his life. After high school he obtained a BSc(Ag) and a BEd and taught for eight years at Portage Collegiate. He retired from teaching to farm, an occupation he enjoyed for almost 50 years.  Abe had a close relationship with his nephew Rob Peters with whom he shared many farming experiences. His special friend Arnold Dyck usually accompanied him if there was any excuse for a truck ride.


Funeral service will be held at Community Fellowship Church, 3 miles south of the town of Newton, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26.


Interment at a later date.


If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Christian camp that Abe worked at and loved, Manitoba Pioneer Camp, Box 321, 30-360 Main St., Winnipeg, MB R3C 3Z8.


Friends Funeral Service of Winnipeg in care of arrangements.