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David L. Peters

    David L. Peters, age 82 of York, NE died at his home on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. He was born on November 19, 1941 in Omaha, NE to Dietrich J. and Grace (Hablitzel) Peters. Dave was united in marriage to Saundra Landenberger and later was united in marriage to Karen (Carey) Brouillette.

    He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in York. He was a charter member of the Goldwing Rider Association, a volunteer fireman for 25 years, and a member of the York Elks Lodge. He had been employed at Champion Home Builders for over 50 years and then had been the groundskeeper at the York Fair Grounds. He was an outdoors man and enjoyed traveling, reaching all of the continental United States, he was a member of the Kings Court Softball Team, and loved Elvis Presley and took pride in his ’57 Chevrolet.

    He is survived by his wife Karen of York, children: Shelly Peters of Schuyler, NE, Carmen Thomas of Des Moines, IA, and Tim (Tanya) Peters of Stromsburg, NE; stepsons Mitchell (Joan) Brouillette of Elkhorn, NE and Spencer Brouillette of Lincoln, NE; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Gladys Pierce of Crete, NE and brother Marvin (Connie) Hablitzel of Osceola, NE.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, stepdaughter Kris Winkelman, sisters Merdith Schlegelmilch and Patsy Reutzel, granddaughter Samantha Brouillette, and grandson Bryce Peters.

    Memorial services are scheduled for 10:00 am, Saturday, April 6, 2024 at the First United Methodist Church in York. Inurnment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, York. Dave has been cremated. There is no viewing, but there will be visitation and signing of his book from 1-8 pm on Friday. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church or to the family.

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