Frances “Hap” Peters, age 78 of Carlyle, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O’Fallon.
She was born in Bartelso on Nov. 1, 1939, a daughter of August and Irene (Hilmes) Fehrmann. She married Francis Peters on April 28, 1962 in Bartelso, and he survives in Carlyle.
Hap is also survived by 2 daughters, Jacqueline (Timothy) Feather of Carbondale and Jennifer (Charles) Mathes of Broomall, PA; a son Jason (Lana) Peters of Tupelo, MS; 11 grandchildren, Isaac, Audrey and Lucas Feather – Cameron, Alden and Owen Mathes - Lauren, Mallory, Autumn, Avery, and Nathan Peters. She is also survived by her siblings, Betsy Hempen, Tony Fehrmann, Cleo Wilken, Thom Fehrmann and Theda Fehrmann, and many nieces and nephews and in-laws.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and siblings Paul Fehrmann, Irene Huelsmann, Cletus Fehrmann, August Fehrmann, Marty Wellinghoff and Rita Holtgrave Dressel.
Hap had worked at Moran Shoe Company and Wee Walker Shoe Company in Carlyle, and most recently at the Carlyle Healthcare Center. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church, and St. Ann Ladies Sodality. She was an avid gardener and she enjoyed researching her genealogy. She loved to travel and had many wonderful vacations with her family.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, August 13, at St. Mary’s Church in Carlyle with Fr. George Mauck, celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Carlyle on Monday, Aug. 13 from 9:00 –11:00 A.M.
Memorial donations in memory of Mrs. Peters are suggested to “Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation” (for childhood cancer research, support, and awareness) and will be received at the funeral home or at church.
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (for childhood cancer research, support, and awareness)