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Willa B. (Johnson) Peters


1939 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Willa B. (Johnson) Peters Obituary
Longtime Stratton resident, Willa B. Peters passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Hallmark Nursing Home in Denver. She was 75 years old.

She was born on March 13, 1939 to Alvin Draper Johnson and Velma Fern Robertson in Smith Center, Kan. She was one of eight children born to this union.

She attended school in Bethune and Burlington.

Willa met and later married Donald Elmer Peters on Sept. 2, 1957 in Clayton, N.M. To this union there were two children born; Theresa and Rick.

She enjoyed playing bingo, going to garage sales, and spending time with her dog Chipper.

She also enjoyed crocheting, knitting, doing crafts and collecting jewelry and reading books.

Willa is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers; Johnny Joe Johnson and James Johnson.

Those left to cherish her memories are her children, son; Rick and his wife Lori Peters of Dallas, Texas, daughter; Theresa and her husband Dean Headley of Burlington, four grandchildren; Jesse, Cody, Alexa and Luke.

Also surviving her are her two brothers; Ray and his wife Sharon Johnson of Littleton, Gerald and his wife Shirley Johnson of Burlington, her three sisters; Geraldine Busby of Burlington, Bonnie and her husband Denny Moorhead of Brule, Neb., Lauana and her husband Ron Ivancik of Westland, Mich. and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Memorials may be made in Willa's name to National Jewish Health and may be left at or sent to Colorado East Bank and Trust, 141 Colorado Ave., P.O. Box 286, Stratton, CO 80836.

Funeral services for Willa were held on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at Love Funeral Home in Burlington with Pastor Bill Viergutz officiating.

Burial followed in Claremont Cemetery at Stratton.

Visitation was held on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Love Funeral Home in Burlington.

Friends may go to www.lovefuneralhomes.com to leave a message of condolence for the family and to sign their online register book.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Love Funeral Home, Burlington.

Published in www.burlington-record.com on May 1, 2014
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