Helen Peters

Age: 48 years, 1 month


DOB: May 21, 1900
Sollitt, IL USA

DOD: June 21, 1948
at home, Steger, IL USA

Daughter of Henry W. and Emma (nee Piepenbrink) Wehling

Sister to: Arthur H. (Amanda Rust), twin-sister Amelia (Henry H. Rust), and Harry G. (Sylvia Wehrman) Wehling

Wife of William F. Peters, married November 29, 1919.
Mother to:  Ruben (Mona D. Owens), Verna (Erwin H. Eckhoff), Eleanore (Joseph A. Palanca), Norman W. (Donna Franke) Monroe H. and William Jr. Peters

June 25, 1948 – Chicago Heights Star


Helen Peters obit 1Mrs. William Peters, 48, died at her home on 17 West 32nd Street Monday evening after suffering a stroke while attending the Immanuel Lutheran Sunday School outing in Gardner’s Grove in Crete Sunday.

This afternoon at 1:30 o’clock services will be held in the Hack Funeral Parlor in Beecher and at 2:15 o’clock in the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Steger, with the Rev. William Mehringer officiating. Interment will be in the mausoleum at Beecher.

Mrs. Peters was born in Sollitt, Illinois on May 21, 1900. Before her marriage to Mr. Peters on November 29, 1919, she was Miss Helen Wehling.

Besides her husband she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Verna Eckhoff and Mrs. Eleanore Palanca, and three sons, Rubin, Norman and William Jr., two brothers, Arthur Wehling of Sollitt and Harry Wehling of Chicago Heights, and a twin sister Mrs. Amelia Rust of South Chicago Heights. There are four grandchildren.

June 24, 1948 – Beecher Herald


Helen Peters obitMrs. William Peters, 48, sister-in-law of Mrs. Fred Heldt, who resided at 17 W. 32nd St., Steger, passed away in her home, Monday, at 11:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Wm. G. Mehringer, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Steger, Friday, at 1:30 p.m., at the Hack Funeral Home and at 2:15 o’clock at the Steger church. Interment will be in the Beecher Mausoleum.

Surviving are her husband; three sons, Rueben, Norman and William, of Steger, two daughters, Mrs. Verna Eckhoff of Beecher and Mrs. Eleanore Palanca of Steger; four grandchildren; two brothers, Arthur Wehling of Sollitt and Harry Wehling of Chicago Heights; and a sister, Mrs. H. Rust of Chicago Heights.

Helen’s family members also resting in the mausoleum are:

Husband: William F. Peters
Father & Mother-in-law: Martin C. Peters & Friedaricka J (Barmann) Peters
Sister & Brother-in-law: Ida E. (Peters) Heldt & Fred E. Heldt
Brother & Sister-in-law: Rudolph F. Peters & Elizabeth (Eckhoff) Peters
Father & Mother-in-law of Sister-in-law (Ida Heldt) Ernest A. Heldt & Lisette F. (Stadt) Heldt
Father & Mother-in-law of brother (Arthur Wehling) Henry F. Rust & Emma (Meyer) Rust
Grandfather & Grandmother of brother’s wife; Arthur & Amanda (Rust) Wehling: Diedrich Meyer & Wilhelmina (Bock) Meyer

Other, more distant family include: Bahlman, Batterman, Bergmeier, Beseke, Bielfeldt, Bohl, Cloidt, Dunlap, Engleking,  Fenske, Fick, Fiene, Freerking, Frobose, Graham, Guritz, Hack, Hager, Haltenhof , Heine, Heldt, Hildeman, Hinze, Hoffman, Hoppensteadt, Horn, Hunte, Kaczynski, Kappe, Kilborn,  Kirchhoff,  Klocksieben, Koch, Langreder, Leder, Maass, Matthias, Mc Carty, Meyer, Monk, Niedert, Ohlendorf, Pansa,  Pralle, Riley, Ristenpart, Rohe, Saller, Selk, Struve, Thielman, Vagt, Von Engeln, Wegert, Wehmhoefer, Wiechen, Westphal, Wilkening,


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