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PETERS, Henry J. 1910-1972


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/26/2014 at 07:24:19

Henry J. Peters Funeral January 10

Funeral services were held on Monday, January 10, 1972 at 1 p.m. at the Doyen Funeral Home and at 1:30 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church. Clergymen were Rev. John Zimmerman and Vicar Wayne Brinkmann. Mrs. Norman Harms was organist. Two songs were sung by the congregation. Flower attendants were Mrs. Abe deNeui and Mrs. Cordelia Vahlsing. Pall bearers were Frank Geiken, Ernest deNeui, Alvin Harms, Herman J. Koch, Don Gummert and Lester Harken. Interment was made in Shiloh cemetery.

Henry J. Peters passed away around 8:30 Friday morning, Jan. 7, 1972 at the Ellsworth hospital in Iowa Falls due to complications following a stroke. He had been taken to the hospital on Wednesday morning, Jan. 5th, for treatment. He reached the age of 61 years and 25 days.

He was born on a farm in Shiloh township, northeast of Wellsburg on December 12, 1970[sic], the son of John and Rena (Voss) Peters. He attended the rural school in the area. On June 3, 1937, he was united in marriage to Miss Naomi Lutterman at the home of her parents in Wellsburg. Following their marriage they moved to a farm northwest of Wellsburg. This union was blessed with 2 sons and 1 daughter. They retired from the farm and moved to Wellsburg on October 1, 1971.

Henry became a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church of Wellsburg on May 7, 1944.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Those who survive him are: his wife, Naomi, 1 daughter, Elinor, Mrs. Glenn Hiners of Eldora; 2 sons: Charles Peters of Springfield, Minn., Howard Peters of Topeka, Kans.; 5 grandchildren; 1 sister and 2 brothers: Jacob J. Peters of Rippey; (Jeanette), Mrs. Noble DeNeui of Wellsburg; Edwin Peters of Wellsburg and a host of other relatives and friends.

--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 13 January 1972, section 2, pg 1


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