Peters, Thomas Joseph, Thomas Township, Michigan

Passed away Monday, March 14, 2011, at his home at the age of 63 years. Thomas was born October 7, 1947, the son of the late Louis and Josephine (Fortin) Peters. He served with the US Army in Germany, during the Vietnam War. He retired from Grey Iron Foundry. He married Joyce Wolfgram (Saumier) on November 7, 1992; she survives him. He was a member of Swan Valley United Methodist Church. Surviving besides a his wife Joyce are one sister, Juliene (John) Vessey, Denver, CO; three sisters-in-law, Marianne (Bob) Howe, Merrill, MI; Linda (Bob) Johnson, Bay City; Charlotte Peters, Lapeer: a step-son, Michael (Serena) Wolfgram, Merrill; a step-daughter-in-law, Alexandra Wolfgram, Saginaw; grandchildren, Jonathan and Kristina Rich, Morgan, Mikayla, Alilya and Violet Wolfgram; many nieces, nephews and their families. He was predeceased by a step-son, Brian Wolfgram, a brother, Carl Peters, and sister, Carolyn Cichanski. Funeral service will take place on Friday, March 18, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Swan Valley United Methodist Church, Geddes Road. Rev. Rob Richard will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Military honors will be under the auspices of the Carrollton VFW Post #1859. His family will receive friends at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road, from 2:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Thursday and then at the church on Friday from 12:00 noon until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Swan Valley United Methodist Church.