OAKFIELD - Elden C. Peters, 70, died May 14, 2017 in Houlton. He was born June 25, 1946 in Merrill, the son of Lawrence and Rachel (Clark) Peters.
Elden enjoyed fiddleheading, fishing and all outdoor activities. He was very instrumental in helping with the Merrill Millstream Park.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Mary (Currier) Peters of Oakfield; 2 children, his son Lonnie Peters and his wife, Tonya of Hubbarston MA and daughter Misty Hogencamp and her husband, Mark of Carmel; 10 grandchildren; siblings Rodney and Angelina Peters of Linneus, Lorraine and Jim Eaton of Coventry, CT, Laureal and Linda Peters of Oakfield, Cheryl Sullivan of Manchester, CT, Timothy and Debbie Peters of Dyer Brook, Tammy and Al Garcia of Coventry, CT, Trina Peters and Pam of Meridian, CT; many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents and a sister, Damaris.
Friends may call 12 - 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17 at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water Street, Houlton where funeral services will be held 2 p.m. with his brother, the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Rodney Peters officiating. Interment will be in the Merrill Cemetery. For an online memory book and to leave condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com