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Martha Peters

Martha (Bartel) Peters, 87, died Dec. 4 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. She was born June 24, 1925, to Peter and Anna Schmidt Bartel, in Hillsboro.

She married Ralph Peters on Oct. 21, 1948; he died on May 15, 2002.

She is survived by two sons, Rodney Peters of Hillsboro and Delbert Peters of Hillsboro; a daughter, Norma Duerksen of Orrville, Ohio; one sister, Linda Goertzen of Goessel five grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

She was a member of Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church near Goessel.

Visitation was Friday at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church. A graveside service was Saturday at Alexanderwohl Cemetery with a memorial service afterward at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church with Pastors Linda Ewert and Steve Schmidt officiating.

Memorial funds have been established for Bethesda Home and Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church.

Last modified Dec. 13, 2012