Edgar D. Peck


Edgar Peck, 75 of Lakeshore, died on Saturday, July 4th 2020 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.

A Mass of Christian Burial will held on July 10, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Christopher’s Catholic Church in Nisswa. A visitation will be on Thursday, July 9th from 5-7 p.m. at the church and for one hour prior to services on Saturday. Interment will be at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls.

Ed was born August 14th, 1944, in Brainerd to Leslie (Bud) Peck and Lila Terrion. After school he joined the U.S. Merchant Marines until he was drafted by the US Army in the Vietnam War with the Delta unit and was a recipient of the purple heart for being wounded in combat. Ed was a truck driver and worked as a heavy equipment operator for the IUOE Local 49. He was a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, DAV, American Legion, VFW, and National Order of Trench Rats. In his retirement years he enjoyed time on his hobby farm and hunting. He will be missed dearly by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Betty; daughter Michelle Steur and son Kurt (Kim) Peck along with 1 granddaughter, Samantha (Rob) Steur, 4 grandsons Ben and Willem Steur, Quinn and Hayden Peck; 3 brothers, Charlie Peck of Brainerd, George Peck of Crosby, Jack Peck of Nisswa; sister Joann (Tim) Voeltz of Staples.

Preceding Ed in death are his father Leslie (Bud) Peck, and mother Lila Terrion; 2 brothers Stanley Terrion and John Terrion.

Memorials can be given to the Military Order of the Purple Heart or local food shelves in the community.

Arrangements have been made by Nelson-Doran Funeral Home, Brainerd. 

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