Dolores J. Peters, 83
July 12, 1933
Feb. 6, 2017

Dolores "Dee Dee" J. Peters (nee Volz), 83, of West Bend, found peace Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at the Samaritan Health Center, West Bend.

She was born July 12, 1933, to the late Joseph and Martha (nee Buslaff) Volz in Campbellsport. She attended St. Matthew’s Catholic School and graduated from Campbellsport High School in 1951. She moved to West Bend and worked as a receptionist at Frankow-Grundahl Clinic, later called Oakbrook Clinic. On Aug. 6, 1955, she was united in marriage to John S. Peters at St. Matthew Catholic Church, Campbellsport. She and John raised their three children. Dolores later worked as a cashier at Bob Fish. She also worked at Hankerson’s Bakery before ending her service career at Decorah Animal Hospital. She was an avid bowler for many years and enjoyed competing in the state tournament. Dolores liked going fishing, camping and to the cottage. Dolores especially enjoyed spending time with all her family. Dee Dee, also known as Mootie, will be missed by all who knew her.

Those Dolores leaves behind to cherish her memories include her three children, Debra (David) Spang of Stevens Point, Beth (David) Ehlers of Random Lake and Roger (Ann) Peters of Campbellsport; five grandchildren, Katie (Rick) Campbell, Jeri Riner, Vanessa (Nate) Werner, Andy (Christy Kusko) Peters, and Lauren (fiance Mike Dewitz) Peters; four great-grandchildren, Tristan Riner, Bennett Werner, Killian Campbell and Flynn Campbell; a brother, Donald (Tiger) Volz; a brother-in-law, Allen (Barbara) Peters; a sister-in-law, Deanna Volz; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, John S. Peters; a sister, Bernice Karoses; and a brother, Joseph "Sonny"  Volz Jr.

A Memorial Mass in remembrance of Dolores will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church (1025 S. Seventh Ave., West Bend). Burial will be at a later date.

The family will greet relatives and friends at the church from 1 p.m. until the time of Mass.

Memorials in Dolores’ name to the Alzheimer’s Association or to St. Frances Cabrini School in lieu of flowers are appreciated by the family.

A special thank you to Dr. Herdrich, nurses and staff at the Samaritan health Care Center, and Season’s Hospice for all their help and care.

The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Dolores’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at