THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: March 12, 2014
Edith Babe Peters, 76, passed away Wednesday, March 5.
Born Nov. 25, 1937 to Margaret and Alex Peters, Sr., she enjoyed the fruits of life with her family that Mother Earth provided. She raised her grandchildren Rendell, Richard, Rose, Lewis, Dion and her baby Jerrick.
She was involved in the Menominee Community and her heart was in the South Branch Community Committee where she was a board member. She had a passion for Menominee language and culture and worshipped at River Valley Church in Shawano.
She is survived by her family, Robert Charlie Beyersdorf, Debra (Roger) McPherson, Bonnie Sue Peters, Gerald Dick, Dina Dick and Bobby Jean Baca, the grandchildren she raised and her other 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and nieces; nephews and special nephew, Alex J. Chum Peters Sr.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Margaret and father, Alex Peters Sr.; daughters, Wimpy, JoAnne and Melody; sisters, Sauce, Loney, Skate, Lus, Mable and Ella and her strong brothers, Boots, Jim Flea, John and Little Bob;
Mokacewenukiw (Spring Water Woman) was a mother, grandmother, sister, aunty and dearest friend and now continued her journey to be with those that passed before her.
As per her wishes, there will be no visitation. Family and friends consoled at her home in South Branch (W749 Nacottee Addition) up until the celebratory dinner at the South Branch Community Center at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 8. Gruetzmacher Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements