|Birth: ||Jul. 27, 1947|
|Death: ||Mar. 5, 2011|
Jerry Peters, 63, of Elgin, died March 5 at his home. A full obituary will be available later. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements
Lagrande Observer Mar 7 2011
Jerry R. Peters, 63, of Elgin, died March 5 at his residence. His memorial service will be announced later. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Jerry was born July 27, 1947, at Hillsboro, the adopted son of Larry and Helen (Weber) Peters. He grew up in Oregon and graduated from Hillsboro High School. He attended Lane Community College and St. Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, Mo.
Jerry was an entertainer and a minister. He served many churches in the Oregon-Idaho Conference of the United Methodist Church, including in Elgin for 10 years. His last appointment was the Buhl/Castleford United Methodist churches in Idaho. On June 18, 1994, he was ordained a deacon in the United Methodist Church.
Jerry and Shirley were married on July 5, 1975.
Jerry enjoyed tennis, fishing, bird hunting, camping and watching Mariners baseball. He was a member of the American Legion, Elgin City Council and the Clowns of America. He was elected president of the Young Republicans in 1967, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley; his children and their spouses, Carl and Liana Peters of Rockaway Beach, Josh and Laurel Peters of La Grande and Chris and Tiffany Penn of Beaverton; one aunt; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his uncle.
Lagrande Observer March 10 2011
Note: VETERAN U.S. NAVY
Willamette National Cemetery
Created by: Dan & Barbara
Record added: Mar 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66560279
Rest in peace....|
Added: Mar. 26, 2011
A very good friend to all.Thank you for all you did for the church and the community and for the love you gave to all that knew you.You will be missed.|
Dan & Barbara
Added: Mar. 6, 2011