The Van Wert County Courthouse

Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022

Bill L. Peters

Bill L. Peters, 79, of Van Wert, died at 11:40 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center.

He was the son of the late Elmer and Lela (McGhough) Ludy. He married Marilyn (Charleston) Peters, who survives in Van Wert.

Other survivors include five children, sons Rick and Randy Keller and daughters Kathi Allgood, Karla Jensen and Kris Keller; a brother, John Ludy; one sister, Judy Grogg; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A son, Donald G. Peters; two brothers, Don and Tom; and a sister, Janet, also preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Gearhart & Jurczyk Funeral Home in Convoy, with the Rev. Paul W. Miller officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Ohio City.

Calling hours are from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials: Donor’s choice.

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POSTED: 02/28/13 at 9:17 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries