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Kenneth D. Peters age 86 of Bettendorf, formerly of Clinton, passed away Saturday June 17, 2017 at the Bettendorf Health Care Center. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM at the Church of the Open Door in Clinton. Visitation will be held Saturday 10:00 AM until the service hour at the church. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Pape Funeral Home, Clinton is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.

Kenneth was born on Aug. 7, 1930 in Clinton, IA, the son of Hans and Rosie (Kohrt) Peters. He served in the US Navy from 1951-1954. He married Beverly Proud on July 24, 1951 in Clinton, she died in 2015. Kenneth worked for Allied Steel, EI DuPont, Lawler Carpet, and Mercy Hospital. He was a member of the Church of the Open Door.

Kenneth is survived by two sons, Michael K. (Tracee) Peters and Michael P. Peters both of Davenport, IA; a grandson, Seth Peters; three sisters, Arlene Eberle of Muscatine, IA, Rosemary (Ron) Thompson of Miles, IA, and June (Thomas) Hardersen of Clinton; his sister-in-law, Marlene (Edward) King of Cedar Rapids, IA; and two brothers-in-law, Robert (Sonia) Housenga of Clinton and James (Linda) Proud of Clinton. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Beverly, and a brother, Dean.
Published on June 20, 2017
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