Iris Peters(1973 - 2012)

Iris Jane Peters


Iris Jane Peters, 39, of Cantonment passed away Thursday, November 15, 2012 at her home after a two year battle with brain cancer. She was born in Frankfurt, Germany and graduated from Douglas Byrd High School in Fayetteville, NC and served honorably as Corpsman in the United States Navy.

Iris was welcomed home by our daughter Emma. She is survived by her husband of 18 years, Wesley Peters, three sons Andrew, 10, Joshua, 8, and Noah, 5, father Bernie Autenrieth, mother Hannelore Gano(Rich), brother Fritz Autenrieth(Andrea), niece Carley Peters, nephews Zachary and Nathaniel Autenrieth and Braxton Peters.

Iris was a dedicated wife and stay home Mom who loved the Lord and her family and friends. Throughout her illness she kept her sense of humor and was an inspiration to all.

Visitation will be from 6-8pm Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME NORTH, 1000 Hwy 29, Cantonment. Funeral services will be at 11:45am Wednesday, November 21 at Faith Chapel North with Pastor Phillip Frensley officiating. Burial will follow at Barrancas National Cemetary with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers she requested that donations be made to Cure Search or the National Brain Cancer Society.

Condolences may be expressed online at fcfhs.com.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Nov. 18, 2012