Uwe Peters, 87, of Walton, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 6, 2021 at his home following a long illness.
Born February 20, 1934 in Hamburg, Germany, he was a son of the late Ernst and Johanne Peters.
Uwe was born in Germany and came to New York City in 1960. He would marry Ingeborg Majer on February 6, 1962 at Manhattan City Hall. In March of 1962, Uwe and Ingeborg celebrated a church wedding in Germany surrounded by many close friends and family. They were two months shy of celebrating 60 years of marriage. Uwe moved to Suffern, NY in 1973 where he opened up a Bakery which he ran for over 18 years. In 2002, he moved to Walton to enjoy his retirement. Uwe had a great passion for classical music, he loved to play the piano and had a very extensive music collection. Uwe and Ingeborg both loved attending concerts and the Opera. Uwe was a private person who had a big heart, and will be sadly missed by all who had the opportunity to know him.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years Ingeborg; sons, Walter, Richard (Kathy) and William; a sister Barbel Horber (Ewald); sister-in-law Henny Peters and grandchildren Greta Peters and the twins Ava and Ryan Peters. Uwe is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his brother Joachim Peters and his grandson Johan Peters.
A service to celebrate Uwe’s life will be held on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 1 P.M. at New Hope Community Church, 45 Stockton Avenue, Walton, NY 13856 with Pastor Larry Light officiating.
Memorial donations in Uwe’s memory may be made to Helios Care, 297 River Street, Oneonta, NY 13820 or to a charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Courtney Funeral Home, Walton. To leave a message of peace and comfort for Uwe’s family, please visit his online tribute at www.courtneyfh.com