William H. Peters, III, 63, of Springfield, died 11:48 a.m., Friday, August 19, 2011 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born on December 16, 1947 in St. Louis, MO, the son of William H. and Loretta Howe Peters. He married Karen Sue Winn on December 30, 1977 and she preceded him in death on August 24, 2002. Also preceding him in death are his parents and one brother. He married Shari Dobill on July 26, 2008 and she survives.
Also surviving is one son William H. Peters, IV of Springfield.
William served in the U.S. Army and has been a resident of Springfield since 1992. He was a member of Little Flower Church, Catholic War Veterans, was the Commander of Amvets and the Commander of the Interveterans Council. He retired from the State of IL as a computer analyst.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 4pm.
Additional Visitation: 9-10 am, Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass: 10:30 am, Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at Little Flower Catholic Church with Msgr. John Ossola officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where Military Honors will be conducted by the Sangamon County Interveterans Burial Detail.
Memorial contributions may be made to Little Flower Church or School, or a Veteran’s organization of the donor’s choice.