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Evelyn Peters, Richard Peters, William Peters, Priscilla Peters Obits

Evelyn Peters, Richard Peters, William Peters, Priscilla Peters Obits

Posted: 1237396563000
Classification: Obituary
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
COLUMBUS JUNCTION - Evelyn Peters, 72, Columbus Junction, died unexpectedly Thursday at her daughter's home in Gilman.

Funeral services will be at the Stacy-Lewis Funeral Home, Columbus Junction. Burial will be at the Columbus City Cemetery.

A memorial has been established at the funeral home for the Columbus Junction United Methodist Church and the Emma Beckman Chapter of the Eastern Star.

She was born Evelyn Marie Bell on July 28, 1927 near Haskins, to John and Fern Colton Bell. She married Roger Baker Peters Oct. 24, 1943, in Coeurd Alene, Idaho. Her husband died June 20, 1986. She was a homemaker all her life. She was a member of the Columbus Junction United Methodist church and the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Emma Beckman Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by her two children, Dr. John Peters and his wife, Dianna, of Mt. Ayr, Ann Randall and her husband Steven, of Gilman; There are five grandchildren, Amy Whickham and her husband, Jay, of Dubuque, R.J. Peters of Clarinda, Kristin, Lisa and Darcy Randall, all of Gilman; a great-grandaughter Julia Whickham of Dubuque; two sisters Margaret "Marky" Gabriel and her husband, Ephraim, of Columbus Junction, Carla Shellabarger and her husband, Charles, of Columbus Junction. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
TAYLOR RIDGE, Ill. - Richard E. Peters, 76, Taylor Ridge, formerly of Blytheville, Ark., died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, at Mercer County Hospital, Aledo, Ill.

Graveside services: Dec. 7, National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, with military services. .
Cremation rites have been accorded. Those wishing to attend the services may meet in the parking area of the Radisson Hotel downtown Moline at 1:30 p.m. prior to processing to the cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Mercer Foundation for Health.

Mr. Peters was born July 29, 1930, in Moline, the son of Camille and Margaret Vogel Peters.

He attended the Rock Island schools and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1947. He served as an aircraft mechanic on different aircraft carriers including the USS
Bon Homme Richard. He then served as a flight engineer on the C 130 aircraft where he flew missions over the Pacific until retiring in 1968. As a civilian he was employed as a salesman at Big River Equipment, Bettendorf, retiring and moving to Hamilton, Ala. in 1986.

He and his wife moved to an assisted living military community in Blytheville where he served on various organizations and committees. He enjoyed reading mystery novels and playing Mexican Dominoes.

Survivors include his wife, Mary; a daughter, Diane Peters of Auburn, Calif.; a son, Richard Peters and wife Tami of Taylor Ridge; two grandchildren, Aaron Peters of Moline and Angela Peters of Taylor Ridge; two great-grandchildren, Hailey and Brynn Peters, both of Moline; a sister, Maryann Wilder of Andalusia; and a brother, Edward Peters of Rock Island.

He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant son.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
COTTER, Iowa -- William C. Peters, 82, of Cotter died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

Services are at the Stacy-Lewis Funeral Home in Columbus Junction. The Rev. Dave Stoufer will officiate. Burial will be at the Columbus City Cemetery with military rites. Pallbearers are Mark Jay, Jim Wellington, Mike Pugh, Eddie Hall, Dick Clevenger and Jim Wagenknecht. Honorary pallbearers are his grandchildren, Brandon Jay, Ron Baird, Herb Eustler, Gomer Owens and Richard Reid. Following the burial, a luncheon will be held at the Columbus City Masonic Temple.

Visitation is today with a 7 p.m. Masonic Service, at the funeral home.

He was born Jan. 4, 1920, in Cotter, the son of Omrie and Venice Bell Peters. He married Edna E. Thrasher Oct. 30, 1948, in Burlington.

He served with the Naval Sea Bees Battalion from 1940-1945.

He owned and operated Peters Welding and Blacksmith and also worked for the Rath Packing Company for 10 years.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Columbus City; the KAABA Shrine of Davenport, where he was a 32nd degree shriner; and a member of the Columbus Junction American Legion Post No. 100.

He enjoyed playing cards, gardening, fishing and canning vegetables.

He liked to give gifts to friends that he made from iron.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Rick Peters and wife Becky of Muscatine, Danny Joe Peters and wife Twyla of Columbus Junction and William Douglas Peters and wife Rhonda of Wapello; a daughter, Bonnie Lou Peters of Davenport; five grandchildren, Stacy Pearce and husband Lincoln, Kara O?Donnell and husband Kenny, Derek Peters and wife Sarah, William Peters and Mackenie Peters; two brothers, Kenneth Peters and wife Velma of Columbus Junction and Robert 'Bob' Peters and wife Elaine of Davenport; two sisters, Pauline Breneman of Columbus Junction and Lillian Fisher of Columbus Junction and Cotter.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Keith Peters.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
GLENDALE, Arizona - Priscilla M. Peters, 64, of Glendale, Arizona, died Thursday, November 30, 2006, due to complications from a stroke.

Graveside services will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Muscatine, Iowa. Reverend Don Swanson of the First Baptist Church will officiate the service. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the local arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital, 350 W Thomas Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85013.

A longtime resident of the Valley, Priscilla focused her life around her family.

She was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Charles and Ruthadele LaTourrette Hauch. Her family soon moved to Arlington, Virginia, where her father worked for the State Department and then U.S. Office of Education. Priscilla was the eldest of three daughters. The whole family was active in the Baptist Church. Priscilla was a talented singer and soloed with the church choir.

Priscilla graduated from the University of Kentucky with a major in English. At Kentucky, she met her husband-to-be, Issa Peters. They were married in 1965. Priscilla went on to earn a master?s degree in English from Northern Illinois University and to teach seventh and ninth grade English in New Jersey. She loved literature and wrote poetry.

After her son, George, was born in 1972, Priscilla became a full-time mom. The family moved to Glendale in 1976, where her then-husband, Issa, was a longtime professor at the American Graduate School of International Management. Priscilla loved to entertain family, friends, and students, and she was known for her good cooking and lively conversation.

The crowning joy of Pricsilla's life came when her grandson, Luke Charles Peters, was born in June of 2005. Priscilla was an adored grandmother, a cherished mother and a beloved sister. In recent years as she experienced illness, the love of her family and her strong Christian faith sustained her.

Survivors include her son, George Peters and wife, Janie, of Anthem, Arizona; her grandson, Luke Peters also of Anthem, Arizona; her sisters, Charlotte Hall of Orlando, Florida, and Valerie Hauch of Minneapolis, Minnesota; her nephew, Ben Hall of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and her niece, Brittney Farrow of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

JoAnn, Robert, Alice, Alfred, Charlotte, Harold, Erma, Mark, Gary, Nancy Obits

Posted: 1237399073000
Classification: Obituary
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
LETTS, Iowa - JoAnn Peters, 67, of 1547 235th St., Letts, died Sunday, October 21, 2001, at her home.

Services will be at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Pastor Michael Bales of the First Assembly of God Church will officiate. Pallbearers will be Scott Gordy, Bob Lowe, Terry Townsley, Leon Arp, Shad Tisor, and Bob Bailey. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. A luncheon will be held at the Muscatine First Assembly of God Church following the committal service.

Mrs. Peters was born on June 13, 1934, in the rural Letts area, the daughter of Virgil and Sylvia McGrew Fuhlman. She married Robert E. Peters on April 3, 1955, at the Oak Grove Church in the Cranston area.

She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church of Muscatine.

She taught junior high math at Louisa-Muscatine Community School.

Survivors include her husband, Robert E. Peters of Letts; one son, Lynn Peters and his wife, Patsy, of Wilton; four grandchildren, Shad Tisor of Iowa City, Jennifer Peters, of Muscatine, Austin Rock and Kristen Peters both of Wilton; one brother, Jim Fuhlman and his wife, Sharon, of Cedartown, Georgia; three sisters, Jean Foley and her husband, Pete, of Crystal Beach, Florida, Joyce Gordy and her husband, Ron, of Muscatine, and Julie Ericson and her husband, Barry, of Windsor Heights, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
LETTS, Iowa -- Robert E. Peters, 73, of Letts, died Wednesday, June 20, 2007, in a semi-trailer accident near Wellman, Iowa.
Funeral Service will be at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home, 1931 Houser Street. Reverend Paul Ostrem of the Zion Lutheran Church will officiate. Casketbearers will be Robert Bailey, Phil Forbes, Kent Egel, Brian Egel, Jerry Dieckman, and Jack Meyers. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. A funeral luncheon will be held at Zion Lutheran Church following the committal service.
Robert was born on October 19, 1933, in Waterloo, the son of Edward and Imo Hall Peters. He married JoAnn Fuhlman on April 3, 1955, at the Oak Grove Church in Cranston. She preceded him in death on October 21, 2001. Robert then married Carolyn Egel on November 2, 2002, at the Zion Lutheran Church, Muscatine.
Robert served stateside in the US Army during the Korean War.
He farmed until 1985, and later drove truck with his son.
Robert was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church.
He loved to garden and grow tomatoes.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Peters of Letts; one son, Lynn Peters of Belle Plaines; two grandchildren, Jennifer 'Jen' Chapin and Kristen Peters both of Muscatine; four step-children, Kim Geertz of California, Brian Egel and wife, Pam, of Nichols, Kent Egel of Letts, and Kelli Forbes and husband, Phil, of North Liberty; and two step-grandchildren, Lucas and Alex Forbes both of North Liberty.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, and one brother, Lowell Peters.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
COLUMBUS JUNCTION, Iowa -- Alice Peters, 99, Columbus Junction, died Wednesday, April 24, 2002, at the McCreedy Home, Washington.

Services are at the Stacy-Lewis Funeral Home, Columbus Junction. Burial will be at Cambrian Cemetery.

A memorial has been established for the McCreedy Home, Cotter Presbyterian Church and Louisa County Ambulance Service.

Mrs. Peters was born March 31, 1903, in Greenville, Tenn., the daughter of George and Bertha Good Isom. She married Jarrett Peters June 14, 1924, in Winfield.

She was a homemaker and member of Cotter Presbyterian Church and the American Legion Auxiliary.

Survivors include her children, Patricia Neece of Weatherford, Texas, Sadie Gevock and husband Nick of Washington, Sharon Mapel and husband Jerry of Columbus Junction, Karen Pierce and husband Bill of Moline, Ill., and Danny Peters and wife Anita of Winfield; 22 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; two daughters-in-law, Alma Peters of Tama and Janet Peters of Abingdon, Ill.; and a sister-in-law, Catherine Isom of Marion, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, Calvin and Lewis; five brothers, James, John, William, Everette and Howard; five sisters, Bessie Mink, Emma Bowes, Mary Kennedy, Ella Hamilton and Maggie Patterson; and three great-grandchildren.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
DURANT, Iowa - Alfred 'Pete' Peters, 76, of Durant, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

Private family services will be at the Bentley Funeral Home in Durant. The Rev. Gaylor Nelson will officiate.
Inurnment will take place in the Durant Cemetery, with the Durant American Legion Post 430 presenting military honors.

Mr. Peters was born August 14, 1931, to Alfred and Johanna Wendel Peters, in Davenport. He married Donna M. Reimers September 6, 1952, in Davenport.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.

He and his wife owned and operated Pete?s Super Service in Durant for many years. He later worked at Wilson Chevrolet.

He was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Durant, the Durant American Legion Post 430, the Walcott Community Club, the Muscatine Moose Lodge and the Durant Athletic Booster Club.

He enjoyed playing golf, softball and bowling. He worked on the chain gang at the Durant High School football games for over 35 years and was a referee and umpire for many years.

He was an avid Durant Wildcat and Iowa Hawkeye fan. He took great pride in his yard and garden and enjoyed working in both.

He is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife; his daughter, Debra Rowland and her husband, David, of New Liberty; his son, Daniel Peters and his wife, Mary, of Minneapolis, Minneapolis; and four grandchildren, Kristi, Bryon, Sarah and Daniel.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Joyce Lincoln; and two brothers.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
WILTON, Iowa -- Charlotte J. Peters, 79, Wilton, died Friday, May 2, 2003, at Lutheran Homes, Muscatine, after a battle with Parkinson's Disease.

Memorial services are at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Durant. The Rev. Nancy Hoelter will officiate.

The Bentley Funeral Home, Durant, is handling the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and Lutheran Homes.

Mrs. Peters was born Oct. 1, 1923, in Grandview, the daughter of Harry and Marie Seiler Walker. She married Ervin T. Peters Sept. 19, 1947, in Davenport.

She graduated from Muscatine High School in 1940, when she was 16-years-old.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed many years of dancing, boating, swimming, sewing and quilting. Her quilts will be cherished by family and friends. She was a 4,000-hour volunteer at St. Luke's Hospital Auxiliary, now Genesis Medical Center - East Campus.

She was a former member of Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran Church, Sun City, Ariz. and the Order of Eastern Star No. 178 in Davenport.

Survivors include her husband, Ervin Peters of Wilton; daughters, Elizabeth J. Todish and her husband, Frank, of Iverness, Ill. and Katherine M. Blyth and her husband, Tom, of Ogden; a son, Stephen W. Peters of Rock Island, Ill.; three grandchildren, 2nd Lt. Benjamin Person of U.S. Marine Corps, Okinawa, Sarah Britton and her husband, Nicolas, and Anne Blyth, all of Ames; two sisters, Dorothy Green and her husband, Donald, of Davenport and Margie Liebbe and her husband, Harold, of Eldridge.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Theodore J. 'Ted' Peters; sisters, Lucille Gipple, Irene Steiger and Isabel Taylor; and brothers, John Walker, Jake Walker, Robert Walker and Arthur Walker.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Harold E. 'Pete' Peters, 80, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, at the Lutheran Homes.
Services will be at the St. Mathias Catholic Church, 215 W. Eighth St. The Rev. John P. Gallagher will officiate. A private burial will be held at a later date at the St. Mary's Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Muscatine Community Y.

Mr. Peters was born on July 6, 1920, in Ottumwa, the son of Edward and Veda Wingate Peters. He married Elizabeth Jane Gibbons on June 11, 1942, in Dodge City, Kansas.

He was a member of the St. Mathias Catholic Church; Elks Lodge #304; Moose Lodge No. #388; Muscatine Rotary International; Muscatine Development Corporation; he was also a longtime member of the Y; and he served as an Alderman on the Muscatine City Council for 6 years. He was the manager for Northwestern Bell in Muscatine for 22 years retiring in 1975.
He was an avid golfer and had a true love of the game, which he passed on to his sons and grandson.
He was a World War II veteran serving in the US Air Force in Iceland and Greenland.

Survivors include three sons, William Dean Peters and his wife, Karen, of Knoxville, Tenn., John E. Peters and his wife, Mary Kaye, and Tim L. Peters and his wife, Roxie, all of Muscatine; one daughter, Judy A. Noble and her husband, Jim Noble Jr. of Muscatine; seven grandchildren, Melia Peters, Jim Peters, Ben Peters and his wife, Jennifer, Rachel Peters, Jason Noble and his wife, Leah, Amy Justus and her husband, Sean, and Luke Noble; three great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Evelyn Taylor and her husband, Mickey, of Sun City, Arizona.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife in 1986, and two brothers.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
CORALVILLE, Iowa - Erma Irene Peters, 92, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008, at the Windmill Manor in Coralville.

Burial will be at St. John’s Cemetery in Viola.

Mrs. Peters was born April 10, 1915, in Ottumwa, the daughter of Guy and Opal Orman. She lived in Ottumwa throughout her childhood, graduating from Ottumwa High School in 1933.

She met Johnny Peters at the Ottumwa Country Club, where she was the executive secretary and he was the assistant golf pro. They were married on Oct. 23, 1950.

She and her husband spent their lives as a team managing country clubs. He was the club golf pro, while assisting her in directing the social events and dining room. Their first position was in Oskaloosa.

In 1956, they took over management of the Rochelle country club. From there they moved to Red Oak, Muscatine and Monmouth, where they remained for 10 years before taking over management of Oak View Country Club in Aledo.

They managed Oak View from 1977-84 and then again from 1986-88. They ventured briefly into the private food business, operating River Vista in New Boston for a year.

She was one of the founding members of the board of directors of the Mercer County Coalition Against Domestic Violence, a member of the parish board of St. Catherine’s Catholic Church and active in the Mercer County YMCA through senior exercise classes and the John Peters Memorial Junior Golf Course, established at the YMCA children’s museum.

Following the death of her husband, she moved to Iowa City in 1999. She made many new friends in the Iowa City area and was happy to be able to attend some of her beloved Hawkeye basketball games.

She is survived by a daughter, Patti Gillette and husband, Terry, of Iowa City; a daughter-in-law, Jean Peters of Evanston, Ill.; four granddaughters, Susan Peters Schaefer of Chicago, Sally Peters Pofcher of Wilmette, Ill., and Sara Gillette and Mariah Gillette Ruyle of Iowa City; three grandsons, John Peters of Santa Monica, Calif., and Shannon Gillette and Joshua Gillette of Iowa City; and eight great-grandchildren, Lucy, Reed and Greg Schaefer, Nicole and Nina Pofcher and Phillip, Josephine and Margaret (Maggie) Gillette.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Phillip Dean Peters; and a grandson, James Phillip Peters.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Mark Alan Peters, 45, of Muscatine, died Friday, May 30, 2003, of a sudden illness.

Funeral Service will be at Grace Lutheran Church, 2107 Cedar Street with the Rev. Leif Pohl officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Grace Lutheran Church.

Mark was born on June 29, 1957, in Muscatine, the son of George A. and Celestia M. Peterson Peters.

He was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church.

He was a 1975 graduate of Muscatine High School and attended the University of Iowa.

He enjoyed hunting, skiing, and training black labs, especially his father's dog 'Ralph'.

Survivors include his mother, Celestia Peters of Kansas City, Missouri; two sisters, Nancy Bair and her husband, Ted, of Mason City, and Judy Lafferty and her husband, George, of Kansas City, Missouri; two nieces, Whitney Molis and Megan Oxler; and three nephews, Haywood Lafferty, Carter Bair, and Alex Bair.

He was preceded in death by his father, George Peters on January 13, 1998
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Gary A. Peters, 57, of Muscatine, passed away April 14, 2008, at his home.

Memorial service will be at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Inurnment will be held at Eliza Creek Cemetery.

Mr. Peters was born on March 27, 1951, in Muscatine, the son of Myron and Estella Lorene Munson Peters.

He was employed at H.J. Heinz for more than 30.

He will be deeply missed by his son, Gary D. Steahr of Iowa City; daughter, Leslie A. Peters of Solon; his mother, Stella of Washington; three brothers, Ray Lewis Peters of Washington, Cleo Eugene Peters of Illinois, Mickey Michael Peters of Florida and one sister, Patricia Colleen Peters of Florida.

He was preceded in death by his father.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
MORNING SUN, Iowa -- Nancy Ann Peters Pierce, 74, Morning Sun, died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at home as a result of ovarian cancer.

Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun.

A memorial fund has been established for the Iowa City Hospice, Mellinger Memorial Library, First United Presbyterian Church Hearing Impaired Services and Louisa County Public Health.

Mrs. Pierce was born Oct. 5, 1930, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of George Oliver and Eleanor Elizabeth Peters. She married Leroy K. Pierce Oct. 4, 1952.

Her family moved to Monmouth, Ill., when she was a freshman in high school. She graduated from Monmouth High School and attended Monmouth College where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi. She began nursing school at the University of Cincinnati finishing her nursing degree in 1952 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital, Galesburg, Ill.

After her marriage, she moved to Morning Sun.

Her nursing career included serving as school nurse for Morning Sun Community School. She started the Louisa County Public Health Nursing Service and served as nurse/administrator at the agency from 1967 until her retirement in 1992.

She was a member of First United Presbyterian Church, Morning Sun, where she was a deacon and choir member. She was past president of Chapter ET of PEO, past president of Sorosis, and a member of the Garden Club. For many years she was a den mother in Cub Scouts Pack 67.

She was an accomplished vocalist, singing solos, as well as in duets, trios, quartets and choirs.
Gardening was a favorite hobby of hers, exemplified by her perennial flower and water garden. She enjoyed her grandchildren and all their activities. Bicycling was also a favorite sport and twice she rode on RABRAI.

She held her brand new great-grandson, Ethan Pierce, last weekend when he was 1-week-old,

Survivors include her husband; three sons, David and wife Carol of Morning Sun, Dwight and wife Barbie of Conway, Ark., and Curtis and wife Linda of Columbus Junction; grandchildren, Cole and Melissa Pierce of Chicago, Tiffany Pierce of Broomfield, Colo., Jared Pierce of Linfield College, Ore., Livia and Sam Pierce of Conway, Justin and Rachel Pierce of Columbus Junction; a great-grandson, Ethan Pierce; two brothers, Robert Peters and wife Marilyn of El Dorado Hills, Calif., and Richard Peters and wife Patty of Woodstock, Ill.; one niece; three nephews; and a sister-in-law, Charlotte Pierce Gibson of Morning Sun.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two grandchildren

Re: Evelyn Peters, Richard Peters, William Peters, Priscilla Peters Obits

Posted: 1237951842000
Classification: Query
Surnames: peters
I am very sorry for your lose. I am a Peters also. I am wondering if any of your line came out of Penna? Again I am very sorry for your loss and I hope you will be comforted in knowing that others care even if we are not related. srboone{peters)

Re: Evelyn Peters, Richard Peters, William Peters, Priscilla Peters Obits

Posted: 1237980305000
Classification: Query
I'm no relation I have several newspapers and found these
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