Valeria M.  “Val” Peters, 91, of Sauk Centre, died peacefully surrounded by family June 25, 2022, at Fairway Pines Assisted Living in Sauk Centre.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 29, at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with the Rev. Greg Paffel officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in Sauk Centre.

Visitation was 4-7 p.m., June 28, at Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Sauk Centre and 10-10:45 a.m., June 29, at the church. 

Valeria Mary Peters was born June 5, 1931, in Lake George Township, Stearns County, to Frank and Frances (Meyer) Weber. She married Robert Peters Sept. 27, 1955, at Sts. Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church in Elrosa. The couple farmed in the Sauk Centre area until 1994 when they retired and moved to town.

Val was a member of Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church, Christian Mothers, Homemaker Club, Birthday Club and the Ladies VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, playing cards, getting together with the members of the birthday and homemakers clubs, playing bingo with the grandchildren and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her children, Barb (Denny) Honzay of Olivia, Bev (Larry) Hoppe of Osakis, Mike (Deb) Peters of Avon, and Ann (Paul) Novotny of Greenfield; grandchildren Mark (Alysia), Laura, Sarah and Jacob Honzay, Mathew, Karla (fiancé Adam) and Aaron (Brittany) Hoppe, Derek Peters, Andrew and Leah Novotny; great-grandchildren Will and Kate Honzay; siblings Delores Orth, John Weber, Marie Stang and Eugene Weber; and other in-laws.

Val was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Peters; parents; infant children Mary and Joseph; brother Art Weber; several brothers and sisters-in-laws and nieces and nephews.  

Serving as casket bearers will be Val’s grandsons, Mathew Hoppe, Mark Honzay, Aaron Hoppe, Jacob Honzay, Andrew Novotny and Derek Peters. Cross bearer will be granddaughter Karla Hoppe and scripture bearer will be granddaughter Laura Honzay. Gift bearers will be granddaughters Sarah Honzay and Leah Novotny. Honorary bearers will be the Birthday and the Homemakers clubs. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.   

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Sauk Centre.

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