Gertrude Janet Peters, 19212008 (aged 87 years)

Gertrude Janet /Peters/
Given names
Gertrude Janet
September 16, 1921 33 33

Birth of a brotherHerbert Warren Peters
July 30, 1923 (aged 1 year)

Birth of a brotherNorman Roger Peters
May 2, 1925 (aged 3 years)

Birth of a brotherKennneth Peters
November 22, 1929 (aged 8 years)

Death of a brotherKennneth Peters
November 22, 1929 (aged 8 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherHendrika Johanna Hulleman
April 29, 1939 (aged 17 years)
Death of a brotherRaymond Lambert Peters
March 20, 1944 (aged 22 years)
Address: Burial: Alto Community cemetery, Alto, Wis
Death of a fatherHenry L. Peters
November 29, 1952 (aged 31 years)
Death of a motherClara Belle Nummerdor
1952 (aged 30 years)
Death of a sisterCarie Henrietta Peters
July 12, 1959 (aged 37 years)

Death of a brotherNorman Roger Peters
April 20, 1969 (aged 47 years)

Death of a brotherHerbert Warren Peters
December 28, 1979 (aged 58 years)

Death of a brotherLester Aaron Peters
February 24, 1990 (aged 68 years)
Death of a brotherMelvin Henry Peters
December 14, 2006 (aged 85 years)
Note: Obituary:

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, 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.

Burial of a fatherHenry L. Peters

Address: Alto
Burial of a motherClara Belle Nummerdor

Address: Alto cemetery
October 4, 2008 (aged 87 years)
Family with parents
Henry Peters
Birth: September 15, 1888 34 36Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: November 29, 1952Dodge Co, Wisconsin, USA
elder brother
Birth: August 26, 1909 20 21
Death: March 20, 1944Waupun, Dodge Co, Wisconsin, USA
16 years
younger brother
elder sister
younger brother
-3 years
elder brother
Melvin H Peters
Birth: April 10, 1920 31 32
Death: December 14, 2006Medford, Taylor Co, Wisconsin, USA
-4 years
elder brother
Birth: March 10, 1916 27 28Waupun, Dodge Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: February 24, 1990Berlin, Green Lake Co, Wisconsin, USA
-4 years
elder sister
10 years
Birth: September 16, 1921 33 33
Death: October 4, 2008Waupun, Fond du Lac Co, Wisconsin, USA
8 years
younger brother
Birth: November 22, 1929 41 41
Death: November 22, 1929
Family with Private
Birth: September 16, 1921 33 33
Death: October 4, 2008Waupun, Fond du Lac Co, Wisconsin, USA

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.