Marie C. Peters, 93, Jasper

Marie C. Peters, 93, of Jasper, died Friday (October 20) at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Jasper November 6, 1923, to Leo and Catherine (Schilling) Sherman. She married Edwin Peters May 9, 1953, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. He died February 7, 1975.

Marie was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph Church. She loved playing bingo.

She is survived by two daughters, Jackie Messmer and husband Keith, Newburgh, and Joyce Peters, Jasper; two sons, Jerry Peters and wife Jacque, Evansville, and Jeff Peters and wife Virginia, Jasper; five grandchildren, Jesse Peters, Jenica Taber, and Andrea, Kelsey, and Eric Messmer; three step grandchildren, Carrie Finnegan, and Alisha Seger, Brandon Freyberger; three great-grandchildren, Nalani Peters and Sadie and Elijah Taber; and six step great-grandchildren, Garrett, Parker, and Avery Finnegan, and Lucy, Cora, and Charlie Seger.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth and Leona Sherman, and two brothers, Leroy and Walter Sherman.

Friends may call from 9-10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. Online condolences may be shared at A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery.

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