Warren “Pete” Peters, 87, of Effingham, U.S. Marine veteran and retired teacher and administrator, died at 12:59 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2013, at his home.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Centenary United Methodist Church, Effingham, with Dr. Joe Scheets and the Rev. C.W. Lewis officiating. A private family burial will be at a later date in Big Prairie Cemetery, rural Carmi. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to service time Thursday at the church. Johnson Funeral Home, Effingham, is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Centenary United Methodist Church, 203. E. Grove Ave., Effingham, IL, 62401; Foundation Fighting Blindness, P.O. Box 17279, Baltimore, MD, 21298-9581; The Baby Fold, 108 E. Willow St., Normal, IL, 61761; National Wild Turkey Federation; or Effingham Animal Rescue Sanctuary, P.O. Box 1737, Effingham, IL, 62401. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonandsonsfh.com.