Dean A. Peters, 65, of Beaver Island, passed away on August 31, 2020 at Munson-Charlevoix Area Hospital.
He was born on September 17, 1954, in Flint, MI, the son of Ray and Lois (Jensen) Peters.
He grew up in Flint and was employed as a heavy equipment operator for the City of Flint for 25 years. He enjoyed flying with his dad before his passing.
Upon retirement, he and his wife Marge moved to Beaver Island where they made their home.
He was a handyman on the Island, doing just about anything work related you could imagine and you could often find him collecting firewood.
On September 8, 1989, in Flint, he married Margaret A. Grosart who survives. Also surviving are a son Matthew Peters of IA, Melissa Peters of Beaver Island, 6 grandchildren, 2 brothers, Charles Peters of Anchorage, AK, David Peters of Flint, MI, 2 sisters, Pam Keidel of Utica, MI, and Sue Christiansen of Flint, MI.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Ray Peters.
No services are planned at this time. The family will plan a celebration of life sometime in the future.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Beaver Island Food Pantry.
Arrangements are being handled by the Winchester Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.
Online guestbook www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com.