Gertrude Janet Peters, 1921–2008 (age 87 years)
- Gertrude Janet Peters
- Given names
- Gertrude Janet
|Birth|| September 16, 1921
|Birth of a brother||Herbert Warren Peters|
July 30, 1923 (Age 22 months)
|Birth of a brother||Norman Roger Peters|
May 2, 1925 (Age 3 years)
|Birth of a brother||Kennneth Peters|
November 22, 1929 (Age 8 years)
|Death of a brother||Kennneth Peters|
November 22, 1929 (Age 8 years)
|Death of a paternal grandmother||Hendrika Johanna Hulleman|
April 29, 1939 (Age 17 years)
|Death of a brother||Raymond Lambert Peters|
March 20, 1944 (Age 22 years)
Address: Burial: Alto Community cemetery, Alto, Wis
|Death of a father||Henry L. Peters|
November 29, 1952 (Age 31 years)
|Death of a mother||Clara Belle Nummerdor|
1952 (Age 30 years)
|Death of a sister||Carie Henrietta Peters|
July 12, 1959 (Age 37 years)
|Death of a brother||Norman Roger Peters|
April 20, 1969 (Age 47 years)
|Death of a brother||Herbert Warren Peters|
December 28, 1979 (Age 58 years)
|Death of a brother||Lester Aaron Peters|
February 24, 1990 (Age 68 years)
|Death of a brother||Melvin Henry Peters|
December 14, 2006 (Age 85 years)
Obituary: Melvin H. Peters, 86, of 640 Williams Court, Medford, Wisconsin, formerly of Fond du Lac area, died Thursday, December 14, 2006, at Memorial Health Center, Medford. He was born on April 10, 1920, in Waupun, Wisconsin, a son of Henry L. and Clara M. Nummerdor Peters. He graduated from 8th grade at West Brick School, near Brandon, and earned his G.E.D. in 1981 at the age of 60. Melvin was staff sergeant in the United States Army, 328th Ordnance, European Theater, during World War II from 1942-1946. He married Dorothy M. Guell on September 27, 1941. He was a dairy farmer in Byron and Lomira area for many years and later owned a resort near Rhinelander. Melvin was a charter member and founder of Calvary Bible Church, Fond du Lac, and was deeply committed to his family and to his Savior, Jesus Christ. He provided an example of strong character and leaves an exemplary legacy to his children and grandchildren.He is survived by his wife, Dorothy of Medford; four children: Wayne R. (Marjorie) Peters of Eau Claire, Janet Peters Burbridge of Commerce City, MI, Hazel Fern (Grant) Peters Brown of Westboro, Patricia A. (James) Peters Swan of Ogema; 11 grandchildren: Carrie (Carter) Muench of Chanhassen, MN, David (Shelly) Peters of Mounds View, MN, Jonathan (Holly) Peters of Eau Claire, Joshua (Amber) Burbridge of Ypsilanti, MI, Zachary Burbridge of Detroit, MI, Bethany Burbridge of Ann Arbor, MI, Charity Burbridge of Livonia, MI, Heather Brown of Colorado Springs, CO, Laura Brown of Westboro, Annika Swan of Minneapolis, MN, Matthew (Tamra) Swan of Phillips; five great-grandchildren: Ellie Muench, Graham Muench, Zoey Peters, Silas Burbridge, Greta Peters; and a sister, Gertrude Stollfus of Green Lake. He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers: an infant Kenny, Raymond (Jeanette), Lester (Lydia), Norm (Rose), Herb (June); two sisters: Carrie (Roy Doolan) and Bonnie (Joe Demoske). Burial will be in Alto Cemetery with military rites conducted at 3:00 p.m. by the American Legion Post 210, Waupun.
|Death|| October 4, 2008 (Age 87 years)|
Gertrude J. Stollfus, age 87, of Green Lake, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at Ripon Medical Center, Ripon, with her children at her side.
Gertrude was born on Sept. 16, 1921, in rural Waupun, the daughter of Henry and Clara (Nummerdor) Peters. She attended schools in Ripon, Rosendale and the Waupun area. On Feb. 15, 1941, she married Myron Stollfus in Fond du Lac.
Gertrude was loved by her family and was famous for her cookies. She maintained a strong friendship with many friends throughout the years. Gertrude was very proud of her knitting of afghans for her family and was working on her 41st one. She was a past member of Grace Reformed Church in Fond du Lac and attended Trinity Evangelical Free Church in Ripon.
Survivors include daughters, Sylvia Claire Diggs of Callisburg, TX, Linda Rae (Sam) Mullen of Green Lake, Wisconsin, and Carla Joy Hodge of Oshkosh, Wisconsin; son, Michael David (Denise Franois) Stollfus of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin; 11 grandchildren, Mylynda Joy (Mike) Embrey of Callisburg, TX, James Michael (Sonya) Diggs of Durant, Oklahoma, Matthew Jot (Michelle) Diggs of Shady Dale, Oklahoma, Joel (Carol Ann) Mullen of Berlin, Green Lake Co, Wisconsin, Hannah (Michael) Lueneburg of Princeton, Wisconsin, Paul and Dustin Hodge of Ripon, and Jacob, Andrew, Zachary and Clair Stollfus of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Gertrude is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Myron Stollfus; sisters, Carrie Doolan and Alvina Demoske; and brothers, Raymond, Melvin, Lester, Norman, Herbert and Kenneth Peters.