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Gary M. Peters

Gary M. Peters

Gary M. Peters, age 77, of Fowler, IL, died on Thursday, January 2, 2020 in Blessing Hospital. He was born on October 21, 1942 in Peoria, IL the son of Elmer and Marguerite (Kane) Peters. Gary was a 1960 graduate of Christian Brothers High School. He received a Bachelor's Degree from Quincy College. He married Sandy Heitman Vogel on July 12, 1985. She survives.

Gary was Comptroller for the City of Quincy for several years. He then worked for Mercantile Bank as an internal auditor for many years until his retirement. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Gary enjoyed golf and Cubs baseball. Gary was a former member of the Elks Club. Gary was an active and long-time member of the Quincy Exchange Club. For the Quincy Exchange Club, Gary served as the MC for numerous events over the years. He served in most positions, including president of the club. He was well-known for his amazing sense of humor and quick wit. Gary was active in the Republican Party and ran for Mayor of the City of Quincy in 1989.

In addition to his wife, Gary is also survived by:
TWO CHILDREN: Trent Vogel of Quincy and Tiffeny Vogel and her husband Jeffrey Conte.
THREE GRANDCHILDREN: Gavin Vogel, Oliver Vogel and Blaine Covert.
NEPHEW: Dan Rose and his wife Christy
GREAT NEPHEW: Bradley Rose and his wife Angela along with their son Declan.
GREAT-NIECE: Kristi Vicary and her husband Eric along with their son Trevor.
Other relatives and many friends also survive.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents and a sister: Gloria Rose.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home and at 10:00 a.m. in St. Francis Catholic Church. Interment in Quincy Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Monday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the ALS Association or to the Quincy Humane Society.

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From:
Rose A. Thron
Melbourne, FL
Comments:
We loved Gary and we are so saddened by his passing. Sending Sandy, Tiffany, Trent, Gavin and Oliver our love and deepest sympathy. What a wonderful man Gary was.
From:
Catherine Marie Webb
Quincy, IL
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Sandy and family,I know there are no words to say that will help right now.You are all really good people.Sandy you are the love of his life. Cathi
From:
Jeff & Joanne (Powers) Bergman
Quincy, IL
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Jeffrey and family our thoughts & prayers are with you all. RIP
From:
Lori Nyi
Galesburg, IL
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Sandy, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you are in my prayers for comfort and peace.
From:
Tammy&Jimmie Schoch
Quincy, IL
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Tiffeny, Jeffrey and family. We were so sorry to hear of your loss, you are all in our thoughts during this difficult time.
From:
Minnie Sue Reische
Paloma, IL
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Sandy, I'm so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. I am keeping you in my prayers as you mourn.
From:
Les Sachs
Quincy, IL
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Gary was a gentleman with an unique quality of viewing the world with good cheer and humor. If Gary was present, the world was better. Thanks Gary for being such a positive force in so many lives. Condolences to his wonderful wife Sandy.