Marion B. (Ellefson) Peters - 1931-1998
ELLEFSON, BUSNESS, PETERS, CHAMBERS
Posted By: Connie Ellis (email)
Date: 8/25/2011 at 19:21:44
SOURCE: Waukon, Iowa WAUKON STANDARD, DECEMBER 9, 1998
Contributor: Connie Ellis (Not related)
Marion B. Peters, age 66, of Adel, Iowa died of a respiratory ailment on Monday, November 23, 1998 at Adel Acres Care Center.
Marion, daughter of Roy and Alice (Busness) Ellefson, was born December 21, 1931 in Waterville, Iowa Allamakee County. She earned a two year normal training certificate from Upper Iowa University in 1951. She taught school in Baxter, Iowa and Van Meter, Iowa until 1954 when she married Deane Peters. In 1966 she began working for the Adel-DeSoto-Minburn School District as a teacher's aide while earning a bachelor's degree from Drake University. For 24 years she taught at the Adel-DeSoto-Minburn School until retiring in 1991.
Marion was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Deane Peters, and a brother Verdun Ellefson.
She is survived by 2 sons, Gary Peters of Boone, Iowa and Larry Peters of Adel, Iowa; a daughter, Denise Chambers of Minburn, Iowa; 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; and a brother. R. Truman Ellefson of Wyoming, Iowa.
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