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Martha A. Peters

November 20, 1948 — June 7, 2022

Martha A. Peters


Martha A. Peters, age 73, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away Tuesday evening, June 7, 2022, at Mary Rutan Hospital In Bellefontaine.

Martha was born November 20, 1948, in Bellefontaine to the late James Louis and Wilma V. (Weatherby) Brewer.  She married John Carl Peters July 6, 1979, in Ridgeway, Ohio, and he preceded her in death July 14, 2015.  Martha was also preceded in death by sisters Betty Young, Shirley Dipple, and Joan Wiseman; and brothers Dick Downing, Bob Downing, and Gene Downing; and a grandson Joshua Allen “Bug” Brewer.

Martha is survived by her children: Stacey (Walt) Crawford of Bellefontaine, Jim (Ashley) Reed of Bellefontaine, and Veldora (Mike) Trout of Adrian, Michigan; step-son John Peters, Jr. of Bellefontaine; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a sister Beverly (James) Mees of Bellefontaine; a brother James (Donna) Brewer of Bellefontaine; several nieces and nephews; and her beloved dogs: Max, Maggie, and Marley.

Martha worked for 20 years at H.K. Porter.  She enjoyed gardening and taking care of her yard.

Following Martha’s wishes, she will be cremated and there will be no formal services at this time.

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Peters family.



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