Steven B. Peters, 58, of Hay Springs passed away suddenly at his son’s home in Thornton, Colo., on Saturday, March 25, 2017.
Steve was born on Nov. 20, 1958, to Donald F. and Donna Mae (Finkey) Peters in Rushville. He was the youngest of four children raised on Mirage Flats. He attended Mirage Flats District 30 School through the eighth grade. He graduated from Hay Springs High School in 1977. He went to work for Farmer’s Co-op following graduation.
On June 4, 1978, he married Cindy Reed of Chadron. Two children were born to this union, Joshua Steven on May 8, 1983, and Brandi Dawn on Sept. 16, 1986. Steve also worked for the City of Hay Springs, then returned back to Farmer’s Co-op before starting his own business in the early 90s, SOS Septic. Steve enjoyed spending time with his grandsons and his favorite companion, Maggie - his basset-beagle, working in his garden, woodworking and shooting the breeze with his buddies.
Steve is survived by his son, Josh and wife Sara of Thornton, Colo.; daughter Brandi McKee and husband Brandon of Dillon, Colo.; his grandsons Branson and Dathon McKee, Jayden Peters; his parents Don and Donna Peters of Hay Springs. He is also survived by his brother Gary and wife Marcine Peters of Bedford, Texas; sister Carolyn Lipps and husband Art of Hay Springs; brother-in-law Wally Lipps of Hay Springs; his beloved Maggie, nine nieces and nephews, former wife Cindy Peters and sister-in-law Donna (Michael) Toalson of Pearsall, Texas.
Preceding him in death was his sister Jolene Lipps, former in-laws, Richard and Joy Reed.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the United Methodist Church in Hay Springs at 10 a.m. with Reverend Paul Smith officiating. A family burial will take place at a later date.
A memorial has been established. Memorials may be sent to Chamberlain-Drabbels, PO Box 443, Hay Springs, NE 69347.
Online condolences can be made www.chamberlainchapel.com.
Chamberlain-Drabbels is in charge of arrangements.