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Robert Paul Peters

Obituary for Robert Paul Peters

December 28, 1925 - May 10, 2017
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 91


Robert Paul Peters, 91, of Avon Lake, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. He was born on December 28, 1925, in Elyria, Ohio. Robert was a 1944 graduate of Elyria High School, and he served with the US ARMY as a Reconnaissance Communicator in Europe. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from Valparaiso University in 1950, and a Master's Degree in School Administration from Kent State University in 1960. Robert served as a mathematics and science teacher and principal in the LaGrange and Avon Lake public schools. He retired in 1986 and became a part-time instructor at Cuyahoga Community College. He was a charter member of Faith Lutheran Church in Avon and later played the role of Grandpa Bob with the preschool children. Robert is survived by his sons, Robert (spouse Kathy) of Alabama, and Paul (spouse Alisa) of Michigan; grandchildren, Jennifer Rodriguez (spouse Steve), Matthew (spouse Elizabeth), and Amber; great-grandchildren, Isabelle and Fred; and brother, Donald Peters (spouse Judie). He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothea (nee Husemann), in 2008. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to Faith Lutheran Church Building Fund, 2265 Garden Dr., Avon, OH 44011. Friends may call at the Faith Lutheran Church, 2265 Garden Dr., Avon, OH 44011 on Monday, May 22, 2017, from 6 pm to 8 pm. A memorial service will be held at Faith Lutheran Church, 2265 Garden Dr., Avon, OH 44011 on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 10 am. Interment will take place at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon. (440)933-3202

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    2265 Garden Dr
    Avon, OH 44011

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