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Neva L. Peters

October 7, 1916 — April 19, 2012


October 7, 1916
Calumet, Iowa

April 19, 2012
Red Oak, Iowa

10:30 A.M. Monday, April 23, 2012
First Presbyterian Church; Paullina, Iowa
Rev. Gary Hegstad ~ Officiating

Visitation with the family present will be Sunday, April 22, 2012 from 5 to 7 P.M. at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina.

“The Lord is My Shepherd”
“The Lord’s Prayer”
Sung by: Jack Grosvenor
Organist: Kay Grosvenor

Rob Soukup Jeff Clark
Mike Fuhrman Mark Fuhrman
Gerald Sears Marlin Mehrens
Bruce Fiddelke

Liberty Township Cemetery
Calumet, Iowa

After today’s service, relatives and friends are invited
to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church.

Arrangements under the care of the
Eldridge Family Funeral Home, Paullina, Iowa

Neva L. Peters, the daughter of Albert and Maymie (Segelke) Mehrens was born October 7, 1916 in Calumet, Iowa. She received her education in Calumet and graduated from Calumet High School in 1934. On January 8, 1939, she was united in marriage to Clarence J. Peters in Calumet, Iowa. After their marriage the couple farmed for 40 years before retiring in 1978 and moving into Paullina. While in Paullina she worked at Jan’s Dress Shop until it closed. Her husband preceded her in death on March 16, 2000 in Primghar. Neva continued to make her home in Paullina until moving to Red Oak in 2004 to be near her daughter due to health issues. She made her home at Acorn Acres in Red Oak for the last several years. She passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak, reaching the age of 95 years, 6 months and 12 days.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Paullina. She enjoyed walking, playing cards, having coffee with her friends and her Saturday night TV shows. In earlier years she loved to dance with polkas and waltzes to Guy Lombardo and Lawrence Welk. While at Acorn Acres she enjoyed activities there and loved to play Pitch and Skipbo. Neva was a long time Iowa State Cyclone’s fan and loved to follow the teams.
Neva is survived by one son, Terry and his wife, Lynne Peters of Kingman, Arizona; one daughter, Sherri and her husband, Mike Clark of Red Oak, Iowa; three granddaughters and their husbands, Jen and Matt Dull of Montgomery, Minnesota; Julie and Chris Wilkins of Waukon, Iowa; Jaimie and Ryan Feltman of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; great grandchildren, Madison, Jessica and Marissa Dull; Mercedes Wilkins; Leighton and Decker Feltman; also other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, an infant son, her parents and two sisters, Mary Ann Fiddelke and Mildred Abrahamson.
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