Kevin James Peffers,
age 61, formerly of Chesterton, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by
his loving wife and family on Saturday, February 2, 2019 in Crown Point, IN.
Kevin was born in Valparaiso, IN on March 8, 1957 to Robert and Shirley
Peffers of Chesterton.
He is survived by
his mother, Shirley Joan Peffers of Chesterton; wife, Cathy Peffers of Crown
Point; children, Nathaniel (Corinne) Peffers of Porter, Cassidy (Chet) Nay
of Chesterton, Adam (Kathleen) Peffers of Chesterton and Christina (Paul)
Gesl of San Angelo, TX; brother, Keith (Wendy) Peffers of Porter; sisters,
Cathy (Robert) Fitzmaurice of Chesterton and Constance (Robert) Linsemeyer
of Porter; grandchildren, Haleigh Sutton, Skylar Peffers, Owen Peffers,
Ethan Nay, Elijah “Eli” Nay, Eleanor “Nora” Peffers, Ryan Gesl and Rory Gesl;
also including many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in
death by his father Robert Gene Peffers.
from Chesterton High School and soon after joined the Carpenter’s Union
which allowed him to provide for his growing family. He continued to work
hard for 40 years until he eventually retired in 2017 to spend more time
with his family. Kevin was an amazing husband, father, son, sibling and
friend. He truly loved his family and the joy that they brought him. He
enjoyed spending his retirement with his grandchildren and vacationing with
his wonderful wife of over 6 years. He would often brag how lucky he really
was. Kevin was an avid motorcycle rider, dating all the way back to his
teenage years. A Harley was his bike of his choice, period. He could also
always be seen watching and rooting for his beloved Chicago sports teams.
The Peffers’ family
will be having a Celebration of Life, Sunday, February 10, at the First
United Methodist Church, 434 South 2nd Street, Chesterton. There will be an
Open Celebration from 1-4 p.m. then a small service and time to share
stories and memories from 4-5 p.m. Friends and family are all welcome.
In lieu of flowers,
donations can be made in his honor to the American Cancer Society.