PETERS, Darrell

Posted: August 14th, 2020


Aug. 3, 1963 – Aug. 7, 2020

DARRELL WAYNE PETERS, beloved husband of Joanne Peters (née Howell) of Lethbridge, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020, at the age of 57 years.

Darrell is finally free from cancer, surgeries, pain, taking medications and doctor appointments. He has fought and overcame so many battles in the last 10 years. He was my walking miracle, who on a daily basis kept trying to accomplish small tasks, even though it took three days to get over the pain and fatigue. He fought to the end, the hardest decision was to tell him it was okay for him to stop fighting and to be in peace.

Darrell is survived by his wife Joanne Peters, his son Johnathon (Madeline Coolen), his daughter Sarah (Mark Bennett), his granddaughters Charlotte and Eliza. Also survived by his brother Kerry Peters, Shawn Peters and Owen Peters.

He joins his Mom (Ellen) and Dad (Glen), and Mum-in-law (Ermine Howell) in eternal peace.

Darrell was born in Lethbridge on August 3, 1963, and spent his early years growing up in Nobleford. Joanne & Darrell were married on August 11, 1990. They had Johnathon in 1993 then followed by Sarah in 1996. They spent many years camping and fishing at Payne Lake. Darrell also loved to play golf, watch WWE wrestling, Nascar, cooking shows and playing online Poker with his elite club members.

In 2010, Darrell was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer; his whole right lung was removed days before Christmas and was the start of many surgeries. In the summer of 2014, his left lung collapsed numerous times and ended up having the top lobe of the lung removed and adhered to his chest wall. In October, his heart was lifted back in place and held in place with a silicone implant (forever known as his man-boob). Darrell was always in pain, he never let it stop him.

Darrell was honestly the kindest person, who loved life to its fullest and always had a smile and everywhere we went he always knew someone. He waited all winter for the start of ‘glamping’ to start our season at King Arthur Lakefront Resort. It is our special place where we have made so many memories, and have so many friends.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32 St. S, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM with Patrick Siedlecki officiating. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, kindly RSVP your attendance to Cornerstone. Seating will be limited to 100 guests. Facemasks are mandatory and will be available upon entry.

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