Mary J. Peters

May 5, 1923 - Aug. 25, 2006

ELWOOD — Mary Jane Peters, 83, died Aug. 25, 2006, at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital in Elwood after a brief illness.

She was born May 5, 1923, in Alexandria. She retired in 1991 after 45 years of bookkeeping for Frankton Building and Loan, Hosier Home, Elwood Water Office and Hartley Grain.

She is survived by three sons, Thomas D. and wife Diana Peters, James Michael and wife Pam Peters of Elwood and David and wife Helen Peters of Elwood; daughter Carole Jane and husband Dave McPhearson of Elwood; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home in Elwood, with the Revs. Jack Cornwell and Greg Waggoner officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in the Elwood City Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association through the funeral home.

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