Steven L. Peters, 67, of Sparta died Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Mayo Clinic Health System, La Crosse. He was born on December 28, 1953, in Black River Falls, WI to Royal and Ruby (Lovell) Peters. He grew up in Cataract and attended Sparta area schools.
Steven enlisted in the US Navy during the Vietnam Conflict. He loved hunting, fishing, and golfing. He was a member of Whitetails Unlimited and Ducks Unlimited. He was a Bronze leader with the disabled American Veterans from 1997 to 2003 through the American Legion Post 100 in Sparta.
Steven is survived by his sister, Anne Sanders of Sparta; brothers, Donald (Marianne) Peters and William Peters both of Sparta; godson, Anthony Sanders of Sparta; special niece, Debra Knudson of Sparta; and many friends and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Jean Rychecky; brother-in-law, Charles Sanders; nieces, Renee Sanders and Tina Sanders; nephews LaVern Rychecky, Timothy Rychecky, and Lonnie Rychecky.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 26, 2021 at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta, with Reverend Roberta Nowicki officiating. Burial will be in Cataract Cemetery, Cataract.
Family and friends are invited to call from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until time of services on Monday at the funeral home.
Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
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