- Local Guide
Elijah T. Peters, 4, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, in Toledo.
He was born May 5, 2008, in Lima, to Sara Wiswasser and Daniel Peters, who survive in Wapakoneta.
Also surviving are a brother, Nathaniel Wiswasser; paternal grandparents, Daniel P. and Tina K. Peters; maternal grandparents, John G. and Jennifer Huebner; great-grandparents, Robert D. and Bettie L. Gumm; great-grandmother, Kathy Peters; great-grandmother, Christine G. Valliet; great-great-grandmother, Ruth E. Kortier; an uncle Adam Peters and aunt Jennifer Peters; aunt and uncle Heather and Chuck Horton; and several cousins, Hannah, Katelynn, Noah, Skye, Caleigh, Madison, and Bailey.
He was preceded in death by an uncle, Nathan M. Layman; a great-grandpa, Dean C. Peters; a great-great-grandmother, Margret Kohn; and great-great-grandparents Clarence A. and Anna Mae Gumm.
Elijah was the most adventurous little boy. He feared nothing and loved everyone. His smile would light up a room.He loved going to church. He loved his video games and Toy Story. He loved his family, and his family loved and will miss him to infinity and beyond.
Services are at 11 a.m. Monday at Harvest Baptist Church in Wapakoneta,, with the Rev. Russell Gumm officiating. Interment will be in St. Josephâ€™s Cemetery in Wapakoneta.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home in Lima.
Contributions may be given to the family.
Condolences may be made to the family at chamberlainhuckeriede.com.
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