1945 - 2023
With our deepest sadness, we announce that Rob passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2023 after a long and sad battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Rob was born in Estevan, SK on June 8, 1945 to Philip and Nellie Peter. He worked after school at his Dad’s business, Estevan Tire and continued there for 50 years with his brother Warren, better known as the “Peter Boys”.
Rob met and married Karen Woodhouse, his soul mate and love for 57 years.
Rob also ventured into the cattle business, oil industry and realty.
Rob enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and trap shooting. He proudly belonged to the Estevan Fire Dept. for 30 years.
After retirement Rob and Karen wintered in Arizona, Lake Havasu area. Rob and Karen enjoyed visiting and watching their grandchildren grow up. Rob loved camping with his family, going to Roughrider games, boating and picnics.
Rob is survived by his loving wife Karen; daughter Susan (Mike) Vallee and their children, Ty (Kelsey) and Erika (Cade); daughter Jennifer (Mark) Geres, their children, Brett and Ben and son Robert (Antoaneta) Peter and their children, Rand and Ian. He is also survived by his brother Glen (Janet) Peter; sister-in-law Donna Peter; brother-in-law
Allan (Helen) Woodhouse. sister-in-law Janice Woodhouse and much loved nieces, nephews and friends.
Rob was predeceased by his parents, Philip and Nellie Peter; brothers, Warren and David Peter; niece Joan Marcotte and parents-in-law, Jim and Irene Woodhouse.
The family would like to thank St. Joseph’s Long Term Care for their concern and care.
A Celebration of Rob’s life was held on Monday, September 18, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at Hall Funeral Services, Estevan, SK with Sandy Dalziel officiating. A time of lunch and refreshments followed in the Taylorton Room, Days Inn, Estevan, SK.
A video recording of the service will be avilable for 90 days, using this link: https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=be8eec2e-617f-4e92-aa26-e1394fc3d7be.
Donations in Rob’s memory would be appreciated by the family and may be made to the Estevan Humane Society or St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation – Long Term Care.
Hall Funeral Services in Estevan provided care to Rob’s family – Deb Heidinger, Funeral Director.