Margaret "Juanita" Peter

June 18th, 1949 to November 13th, 2020

Margaret “Juanita” Peter, 71, of Port Huron, passed away Friday, November 13, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born June 18, 1949 in Harbor Beach. She married Gary R. Peter on October 20, 1967 in St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Juanita was the most outgoing person you would have ever known and her children and grandchildren were her pride and joy. Juanita was an avid bowler and enjoyed bowling tournaments with her family and friends. She was also dedicated to the Blue Water Eagles.

She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Gary Peter; daughters, Margaret (Dwayne) Hiller-Rich, Geraldine (Richard) Rhody and Jacqueline (Curtis) Karl; grandchildren, Mehgan (Saulo) Hiller, Eric (Kelsey) Hiller, Richard Rhody, Cara (Robby) Rhody, Peter, Kathleen and Jack Karl, Dwayne (Jessika) Rich Jr. and Cortney (Dustin) Hildebrand; great grandchildren, Kyson, Derek and Axle Rich, Ethan and Nate Hildebrand and Savannah Mae Rodriguez; siblings, William (Gail) Wells, Kathleen (Neil) Settle, Robert Wells and Marilyn (Raymond) Hiller; sisters-in-law, Jane (Tom) Ginn and Ellen Hoover; many nieces, nephews and cousins; aunt, Katherine Carter; and many life-long friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, J. Lewis and Margaret Wells; loving daughter, Barbara Peter; son-in-law Patrick Hiller, brother Christopher G. Wells; sisters-in-law, Donna Wells and Marcia Peter; Brother-in-law, Seth Hoover; nephews, Alan and Christopher M. Wells; and many other family members.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. Please wear a mask for the comfort and safety of others.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in Holy Trinity Parish, St. Stephen Catholic Church. The Reverend Brad Forintos will officiate.

Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Juanita’s grandsons.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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