Blanche B. Peters
Blanche B. Peters was born June 12, 1915 on her parent’s farm near Conde, South Dakota to Glenn and Mary E. (Harwood) Bradley. She passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018 at Golden Years of Walworth, under the care of Aurora at Home Hospice.
Growing up during the Dust Bowl Years of the Great Plains and the Great Depression, Blanche came to Wisconsin as a young woman. Blanche obtained her beauticians training at the Madison School of Beauty and Culture. She worked as a beautician in Clinton before her marriage and after her marriage she continued hair dressing in her home. Blanche and her husband, Keith were married for 61 years and farmed in the Walworth area for many years, where they raised their four sons. She was a member of The Brick Church for over 50 years and in later years the Darien Baptist Church.
Blanche is survived by her sons Bradley K. (Donna) Peters of Belvidere, IL, Alan R. (Susan) Peters of Cheyanne, WY, David L. (Eliza) Peters of Gambrills, MD; daughter-in-law Donna Peters of West Palm Beach, FL; 8 grandchildren Darcey (Steven) Amundson, Adam (Amy) Peters, Rebecca Peters, Dennis Peters, Jacob Peters, Joshua Peters, Caleb Peters, and Morgan Peters; 9 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Keith J. Peters, whom she married September 28, 1940 in Walworth, WI; her parents; son Larry E. Peters; 6 sisters Helen Cowie, Ruth Blondo, Marion Martens, Vida McNab, Mary Hershey, and Joyce Prentice; brothers George Bradley and Robert Bradley.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, February 24 at the Brick Church, N1509 Brick School Rd, Walworth, WI from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM, Pastor Steve Buchanan, officiant.
Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Sharon Township, Wisconsin.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Golden Years of Walworth, 270 Ridge Rd., Walworth, WI 53184
For more information contact Toynton’s Walworth Funeral Home at 262-275-2171