Robert “Blue” Peters, age 58, of 5992 25.25 Lane, Gladstone, died Saturday December 10, 2005, at the Marquette General Hospital in Marquette.
Robert was born May 7, 1947, in Munising, the son of Russell and Marie (Waskoski) Peters. He was raised in Munising and attended the Munising schools. Shortly following his years in school, Robert went to work for Inland Steel, on the Great Lakes, eventually working as a wheelsman on the ore boats. On July 30, 1994, Robert married the former Mary Shea in Gladstone. Robert was employed for Inland Steel for 31 years, retiring in 2000. Upon his retirement, Robert went to work for Peninsula Beverage (Pepsi) where he remained employed for 4 years before finally slowing down to enjoy his retirement.
Survivors include: Robert’s wife Mary
1 Son: Robert Peters Jr. of Escanaba, MI
3 Daughters: Tracy Peters of Escanaba, MI; Valerie Peters of Missouri; Kerri Peters of Escanaba, MI
3 Brothers: Ronald (Pat) Peters of Lewiston, MI; Russell Peters of Lewiston, MI; Kenneth (Dorthy) Peters of Georgia
1 Sister: Donna Peters of Gaylord, MI
Survivors also include, Robert’s grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Russell and Marie, Robert was preceded in death by:
2 Sisters: Linda Myers and Patsy Peters
Funeral services for Robert “Blue” Peters will be held at the convenience of the Peters family. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Peters family with arrangements.