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John E. Peter

September 26, 1945 ~ May 7, 2022 (age 76)

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John E. Peter, age 76 of Merrillville, IN passed away Saturday, May 7, 2022.  He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Bienvenida (Jaime) Peter; 2 daughters, Mary C. (Ruben) Alamillo and Josephine Santos; 3 grandchildren: Elisha (Jacob) Gomez, Alexis Alamillo and Elijah Dozier; 3 great grandchildren: Josiah, Audrey and Elyana; 6 brothers and 3 sisters; numerous nieces and nephews.  Preceded in death by his parents, Emil and Ann Peter.

Visitation at the FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN will from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on Wednesday, May 11, 2022.  Burial to follow at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso, IN.

John retired from Inland Steel Company after 45 years of service and was a U.S. Army Veteran. He loved dancing,  riding and repairing motorcycles and bicycles, and loved spending time with his grandchildren.  To share an online condolence, logon to

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May 11, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Fife Funeral Home
4201 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312

May 11, 2022

Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso

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