WAUKESHA

Ruth M. Peters (Johnson)


Oct. 8, 1920 — Aug. 20, 2014


Ruth M. Peters (Johnson) passed away peacefully on Wednesday August 20, 2014, at age 93.

She was the loving mother of Robert (Mary) Johnson; stepmother of Wayne (Ric) Peters, Gregg (Shelly) Peters and Noel (Pat) Peters; proud grandma of Jennifer (Kevin) Bielecki; and adoring great-grandma of Isabella. She is also survived by a sister, Betty Ellerman, and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by husbands Chester Johnson and Noel Peters; a sister Clara Hackbarth; and Ruth’s twin brother, Ralph Laatsch.

Ruth was a faithful member of St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church since 1953, and was active in Ruth Circle and many church activities. She loved playing cards, visiting with friends and spending time with her family and her two favorite dogs, Brookie and Kylah.

The family wishes to thank the caring staff at Virginia Health Care and Gentiva Hospice.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, August 30, from 9:30 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM at St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 424 Hyde Park Ave., Waukesha. Entombment will be at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church or to North Lake Veterinary Clinic — Vest A Dog program are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home of Waukesha is serving the family. For more information, call 262-827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary or leave condolences. To receive this obit/directions, text 1413200 to 414-301-6422.