THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Helen M. Peters
Issue Date: March 15, 2019
Helen M. (Schmidt) Peters, 88, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 at home surrounded by her children.
Born April 1, 1930 in Marinette, to Ben and Lillian Schmidt, she married Jacob Peters, Jr. on April 1, 1950 and they had 10 children.
She loved building puzzles, reading, watching the birds and going to the casino.
She is survived by eight sons, Mark (Rose), Michael (Julie), Tony (Darlene), Patrick, Jimmy, Randy (Angie), Steve (Lonnie) and Johnny (Vicki); a sister, Dixie Egofske; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; many step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jerry and Buck Schmidt and many family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob Peters on Jan. 30, 2004; two daughters, Christine Blasius on July 21, 2004 and Mary Rogge on June 12, 2007 and four siblings, Emil Lubka, Lillian R. Senger, Patty Egofske and Leona Roberts.
Visitation will be held at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home in Stephenson on Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. until time of a funeral service at 1 p.m., with Deacon Tom Rivard officiating. Burial will be in Mellen Township Cemetery in Spring.