William E. Peters, 76, passed Friday, April 19, 2019, at Riverview Healthcare, Oak Harbor. He was born May 22, 1942, in Clay Center. Bill attended Genoa Area Schools and was a U.S. Army veteran. He worked at Doehler Jarvis for 33 years and at Guardian Industries for 10 years. Bill served as a former Fire Chief for Clay Center. Bill enjoyed golf, model trains, woodworking, painting, dancing and fishing.
Bill is survived by his fiancé, Terry Zunk; his nephew, Robert Peters; niece, Patty Peters-Castle; step-children, Terry Robert (Caren) Zunk, Barbara (Michael) Timbrook, Lee (Jillene) Zunk; 9 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; dearest friends, Merle and Florinda Norwalk. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Hattie (Luman) Peters; his wives, Janet and Margie; his brothers, Robert and Donald.
Family and friends may visit the Freck Funeral Chapel, 1155 S. Wynn Rd in Oregon on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, from 2-8 p.m. where a funeral service will be held Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 10 a.m. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.