LINDA L. PETERS
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November 2, 1918 - April 5, 2014
DALLAS - Linda Peters, 95, of Dallas, passed away on April 5, 2014. She was born on November 2, 1918 to David & Sarah Reimer, in the Salt Creek area near Dallas, Oregon. She was one of five children including three brothers, Ernest, Paul, and Herman, and a sister, Florence. She vividly recalls growing up on the farm and attending school through the 8th grade.
During Linda's first marriage, she had three children, Evelyn, David "Bud", and Darrell. Linda then married Jacob Peters in June of 1979. Between Linda and Jacob, they have numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. During Linda's adulthood she held many jobs. She has worked in a cannery, worked as a cherry picker, wrapped meat in a butcher's shop, and worked in a florist shop bedding plants and doing floral arrangements. Linda has also worked in a little store near Falls City called Carrie's Candy Kitchen. Linda always enjoyed reading and gardening. She was always active within her church. Linda has enjoyed her many travels with Jake, as these trips usually included going to see a part of their large family.
She is survived by her husband, Jake Peters, and their children, Evelyn, (Doland Bland) Thornsberry, Bud (Betty) Buller, Darrell (Joyce) Buller, Sue (Lance) Pope, Cheryl (Chuck) Morse, and Debbie (Ron) Pauls. She is also survived by her numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren and a large extended family, as well as by her siblings, Paul Reimer, and Florence Bowman. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Arnie Buller.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 2-6PM at the Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Graveside service will be on Friday at 1:00PM at the Salt Creek Cemetery, followed by a Memorial Service at 2:00PM at the Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family. Online condolences may be left at www.dallastribute.com
Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center
287 SW Washington St Dallas, OR 97338
Published in StatesmanJournal on Apr. 10, 2014