Robert Lloyd "Rob" Peters, age 86, of Hutchinson passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020 at Hennepin County Medical Center.
He was born on May 24, 1933 in Sumter Township, McLeod County the son of John & Erna (Block) Peters.
On May 28, 1954, Robert L Peters and Meryl Fratzke were joined in holy marriage in Hutchinson, Minnesota. God blessed their marriage with five children.
Rob was a United States Army Veteran during the Korean War, honorably serving his Country from 1954-1956.
Rob engaged in farming in Sumter Township on the family farm until he retired in 1996. Meryl and Rob then moved in to the City of Hutchinson after selling the farm home in 2000. Rob was a faithful member of Crosspoint Church in Hutchinson and a member of the Brownton Rod and Gun Club. Rob and Meryl owned a lake place on Lake Minnie Belle for many years where much time was spent with his family and friends. He loved gardening and of course fishing which he shared with many. He was a loving example to all of us through his faith in God, love for his wife and family.
Rob is survived by his loving wife of nearly sixty-six years: Meryl; children: Randy (Jessie) Peters of Hutchinson, Colleen (Mark) Sickmann of Big Lake, Tamara Malone of Willmar, Jeffrey (Darcie) Peters of Hudson, WI and Daniel Peters (Rhonda) of Sartell, thirteen grandchildren, three great grandchildren; many relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents John and Erna Peters, two brothers Roy and Earl Peters, a sister Amy Kraemer, grandchildren Rhett Peters and Jonathan Malone and Mamie Malone in infancy.
Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson, MN. Arrangements by Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake, MN Online condolences may be made to www.mareshfuneralhome.com
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