1951 ~ 2021
Abe was born on the 17th of July, 1951 in the Chihuahua area of Mexico to Katarina and David Peters. He was raised in southern Ontario and then met his bride, Margaret Blatz in Morden in 1972. They were married on August 4th, 1973. They had four children born in Morden then in 1978 moved to the area around Aylmer, Ontario. As empty nesters, they spent a number of years in Texas, growing friendships there before returning to Morden in 2015. Every place they ever lived always remain their home because of the people there. Throughout his life he demonstrated deep care for his siblings and extended family. Abe believed God and in the finished work of his promised Son, Jesus. Abe worked a variety of jobs over the years, starting off on the family farm as a young boy, to running his own carpentry business, to driving truck, and then spending last number of years at Walmart. Abe always seemed to be well liked no matter where he went. And he always tried very hard to have a positive influence on everyone he met.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret; their children, Travis (Sharon) Peters of Texas, Jeff (Kyla) Peters of BC, Juanita (Paul) Thiessen of Manitoba and Carl (Sue) Peters of Ontario; their grandchildren, Rebecca (Dalton) Baker, William Peters, Lydia (Josh) Prado, Ethan Peters, Andrew Peters, Kezia Peters, McKinley Peters, Elijah Peters, Madeline Thiessen and Gideon Thiessen and great-grandsons, Yancey and Maverick Baker.
Private funeral service with interment at the Glencross Church Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made in Abe’s memory to the D’Friesens.