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Ellen F. Peters (March 9, 2012)

Ellen F. Peters, 87 of Ansonia, passed away Friday, March 9, 2012 at Heartland of Greenville in Greenville, Ohio.

She was born September 5, 1924 in Lightsville, daughter of the late Charles S. and Nellie Rae (Davis) Hopper. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert E.Hopper; and a sister, Onda Matthews.

A homemaker, Ellen had worked at many different jobs including rural mail carrier and bus driver. She was an avid fairgoer at the Darke County Fair. In her younger years she was very active in 4-H and had showed guernsey cattle for many years.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Paul P. Peters whom she married September 7, 1946; sons, Robert L. (Donna) Peters of Ansonia and Gene (Shelley) Peters of Arcanum; grandchildren, Lisa (Jason) Brandt, Dawn (Josh) Barnette, Scott (Cathy) Peters, Jesse (Stacy) Peters, Ann (Nathan) Rammel, and Sarah (Jake) Menzie; great grandchildren, Jayden and Kyra Brandt, Cameron Barnette, Collin, Ellen, and Emma Peters, Wyatt, Luke D., Trey, and Claire Rammel, Mora, Bohden, and Pete Menzie, and Colby D. Peters; sisters, Patricia L. (Ralph) Pottkotter of Celina, Myrna Detling of Liberty Township, OH, and Carol (Jim) Hart of Bradford; a brother-in-law, Robert E. Matthews of Greenville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 14 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Eric Fee officiating. Burial will follow in the Teegarden Cemetery near Ansonia.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. The family requests memorial contributions to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 950 Michigan Ave., Columbus, OH 43215.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com