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Rudolph K. Peters

  • "I remember Rudy and Christa well as I worked with them for..."
    - Eileen Walker-Manning

Rudolph "Rudy" Karl Peters

88, went home to Jesus on January 25, 2014. Rudy was born on February 22, 1925 in Kiel, Germany. Among his various jobs while in Germany, he worked the United States Armed Forces Motorpool. In 1953 he came to the United States, and settling in New Jersey began working as a pastry chef for St. Clare's Hospital in Denville, retiring as a cold production manager after 41 years of service. Rudy and his wife Christa raised their family in Denville, a town they loved. In 2011 Rudy and Christa moved to Fishers, Indiana. Rudy leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 59 years, Christa (Lindhoff); son, Ralph (Debra) of Chesepeake, VA; daughter, Christine Gneiding (Glenn) of Fishers; grandson, SPC Aaron Rudolph Gneiding U.S. Army Ft. Hood, TX; granddaughter, Alyssa Christa Gneiding, Fishers and his Cairn Terrier, Heidi.

He was preceded by his parents, Karl and Sophie (Marwitz) Peters; sister, Lydia (William) Rauschenberger. Rudy touched many lives and the world is a better place because of him. "Well done, good and faithful servant."

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Louis de Montfort Catholic Church, 11441 Hague Rd., Fishers, IN 46038 with Fr. John Keifer officiating on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Interment immediately following in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rudy's memory to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH. Arrangements has been entrusted into Flanner and Buchanan - Oaklawn Memorial Gardens .

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Jan. 28, 2014
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