Owen Ray 'Pete' Peters, 76, died Oct. 21, 2013, after a lengthy illness. Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 39 years, Ethel M. Peters; and parents, Herbert and Emily Peters of Nash, Texas. Survived by children, Bonny (Daniel) Edwards, Sharon Jobes (Bruce McMullen), Barbara Reed, Jack Reed, Sandra (Mike) McDaniel, Tanya (Bill) Matthews, Cindy Winchester, Oscar Peters and Annie Cross. Also left to cherish his memory are many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Velma Jean Danehey and Barbara Sue Arredondo. Pete served in the U.S. Navy and retired from both Alpha Beta Meat Packing and City of Pueblo Streets Department where he was a street sweeper. He and Ethel were both dedicated Colorado Rockies fans. Pete also loved gardening, working in his yard, fishing and flying. The family would like to thank all of the nurses, CNAs and staff at Sharmar Village Care Center for their wonderful care of him during the last few years of his life. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Celebration of his life will be from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at the Montgomery & Steward Banquet Hall, 1317 N. Main, complete with Pete's favorites, fried chicken and ice cream. The family requests casual attire. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Find comfort in knowing that your lives have been enriched by having such a great man in your lives for so many years! Pete you will be missed! Now you and Ethel, can go dancing in the great beyond! Love and prayers Stella Cobb

  2. To my dear friend, his daughter Tanya, just know, I’m sending you heartfelt hugs. I know Bill will take good care of you, and see you through this, along with the rest of your family. I’ve remembered you, your Mom and Dad, and your family, in my daily prayers, and thoughts. It is difficult, but the happy memories, and knowing he’s fishing somewhere, should make you smile. Your friends in Florida love you and are here for you. Be well. Be peaceful.

  3. Sandra and Mike, I’m so sorry for your loss. You did an amazing job taking care of your dad. Hold the good memories close and call on your friends whenever you need to. Peace.

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