OBITUARY

Betty Peters

13 January, 193717 October, 2020
Obituary of Betty Peters
Betty Lou (Jacob) Peters Born January 13, 1937, in Center, Nebraska to Paul and Lucille (Sufficool) Jacob. Grew up in Bloomfield, NE. Attended school and graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1954. After high school, attended Lincoln School of Business, for bookkeeping. On August 4, 1957, she married Alton H. Peterhttps://admin.mem.com/sso/newde/9846192#keepsake/folders at Christ Memorial Methodist Church in Bloomfield. They lived in Omaha for a brief period of time, and then moved to Lincoln for a new work position for Alton. Worked at Mutual of Omaha, and then joined her husband in working and owning Via Van Bloom Travel in Lincoln for 32 years. Retired from Via Van Bloom in 2009. Current Member of Southwood Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Nebraska, and volunteered for the quilt club, as a top-notch “quilt tyer.” Former member of the “Betty Club” in Nebraska, and was active in bridge clubs and bowling. She was a fantastic party planner, organizing numerous block parties and family reunions. She was also an avid scrapbooker. She and Alton had many memorable travels with friends and family throughout the years. Betty and Alton had three children: Lisa (Bob) Kendle of Lincoln, Troy Peters of Lincoln, and Craig (Annette) Peters of Lincoln. Four grandchildren: Taylor (Carly) Kendle of Lincoln, Joshua (Brooke) Kendle of Lincoln, Elizabeth (Jake) Schroeder of Garland, and Matthew (Christie) Harmon of Elkhorn. Six great-grandchildren: Tatum Kendle; Jaxson Kendle; Callie, Torie and Caden Schroeder; and Mackenzie Harmon; and excited for the arrival of three more great-grandchildren in the coming months. She had numerous beloved nieces and nephews, as well as being loved by many as a “second mom.” Also survived by sister Donna (Jacob) and Don Friedrichsen of Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, as well as cousins. Funeral services will be 2 PM Thursday October 22, 2020 at the Southwood Lutheran Church 4301 Wilderness Blvd. Lincoln, NE. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-7 at the Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home 6800 S. 14th St Lincoln. Services will be livestreamed at https://vimeo.com/469933006. Memorials are suggested to the Southwood Lutheran Church or Nebraska Children’s Home, Lincoln, NE.

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  • DeLynn Friedrichsen Pallbearer
  • Matt Harmon Pallbearer
  • Taylor Kendle Pallbearer
  • Josh Kendle Pallbearer
  • Tom Peters Pallbearer
  • Steve Whitwer Pallbearer
  • Darrin Friedrichsen Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mike Elwood Honorary Pallbearer
  • Dan Peters Honorary Pallbearer

Past Services

Wednesday, 21 October, 2020

Visitation with Family

Thursday, 22 October, 2020

Funeral Service