Carol Ruth Peters, 85, of Peru, passed away on July 24, 2020 in her home with family by her side.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial services will be 11:00 AM Saturday August 15, 2020 in Zion United Church of Christ in Peru with Rev. Alex Garncarz officiating. Burial will follow in Peru City Cemetery. Visitation will be int the church on Saturday from 10:00 AM until time of services. The Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle is assisting the family with arrangements.
Carol was born in Peru on December 9, 1934 to Robert and Ruth (Lingenfelder) Herrmann. She married Donald “Donnie” Peters on July 17, 1955. She worked at Denler’s Super Market in Peru as a cashier and bookkeeper.
Carol attended Peru Grade School and LP High School. She was a lifelong member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Peru where she was baptized, confirmed and married. She sang in the church choir for 65 years and was past Matron of Amenath Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star in Peru. She enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing, cooking, and baking. She was an avid bridge player and belonged to many bridge clubs.
Carol is survived by one sister Dorothy (Harry) Clagg of Prineville, OR; two sisters-in-law Lois J. Wilmot of Peru and Alice M. (Lyle) Guenther of Ottawa, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Donnie on December 20, 2019 and one sister Lois Rigden Doty.
Memorials may be directed to Zion United Church of Christ.
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