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John Wilbert Peter

December 5, 1963 ~ July 13, 2017 (age 53)

   John Wilbert Peter, 53, of Quincy died at 2:22 a.m Thursday (July 13, 2017).

   Born December 5, 1963 in Honolulu, HI, John was the son of Major James E. and Mary Ann Schlotfeld Peter.

  John was a member of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ.  He was a 1982 graduate of Quincy High School and served his country in the United States Air Force.  He enjoyed tinkering and restoring old cars, gardening and doing woodworking.  Rescuer of many dogs, including his current rescue dog, Theo.

   He was self employed in home restoration and landscaping all over the United States for over 30 years until his retirement.

    Survivors include his step-mother Barbara J. Peter of Quincy; a sister Marjori A. Peter of Quincy; two brothers James E. Peter Jr. (Tracey) of Greencastle, PA; and Joseph L. Peter (Janelly) of Springfield, IL; two nephews Andrew L. Peter,  Braden D. Peter and a niece Chelsea M. Peter all of Quincy; one aunt Delores Daugherty of Quincy and one uncle Donald Peter (Lenora) of Quincy.

   Mr. Peter was preceded in death by his parents and paternal and maternal grandparents.

   Funeral services will be held on Monday morning at 11:00 a.m. at Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ with Pastor Matthew Hunt officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

   Visitation will be held Sunday evening from 4:00 to 8:00 at Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home and Monday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Blessing Hospital Cancer Center or the Quincy Humane Society.
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