George Edwin Peters

George Edwin Peters

CLYDE: George Edwin Peters, 94, of Clyde, died at the Bellevue Care Center on Fri., Oct. 18, 2013.

Mr. Peters was born in rural Sandusky Co., on October 9, 1919. He graduated from Townsend High School in 1939.

George was a member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Vickery, Townsend Ruritan and had volunteered for Habitat for Humanity. He was a farmer and had retired from Great Lakes Sugar Co. in 1987.

On February 10, 1952, he married Catherine Koser. She preceded him in death on December 9, 2010.

Three children, Wendy Pritchard, Antioch, CA, Marilyn (David) Ring, Fremont, and Lee (Sandy) Peters, Clyde survive. Also surviving are four granddaughters, Heather Ring, Cara Ingebrigtsen, Diana Thompson and Rachel Peters; a brother, William (Dorothy) Peters, Vickery; sister, Thelma Munson, Canal Winchester; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Ellis and Bertha Mae (Beckman) Peters; and a sister, Betty Burkett.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8:00 PM at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde. The funeral will be on Thurs., October 24, 2013 at 10:30 AM the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Vickery with Rev. David Klappenbach officiating. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church or Heartland Hospice. Online condolences may be sent to

Funeral Home

Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home
218 South Main Street Clyde, OH 43410
(419) 547-9451

Published in the The News-Messenger on Oct. 21, 2013