Kathryn Peters July 6, 1925 – Nov. 10, 2020

Kathryn Peters

      Kathryn Peters, age 95, died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 at Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness.

      Private family graveside services were held on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 at Oakwood Cemetery. A public Memorial Service is being planned for a later date. Goettsch Funeral Home has taken Kathryn and her family into their care. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Wayne Zion Lutheran Church. Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at www.goettsconline.com.

      Surviving are three children, Pat (Doug) Adams of Monticello, Butch (Valerie) of Yuma, Ariz., Don (Cheryl) of Monticello, five grandchildren, Chad (Renee) Adams, Jennifer (Jeff) Tracy, Daniel (Jenny) Peters, Kyle (Jamie Witcraft) Peters, Tim Peters, and nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews who were special to her. Kathryn was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Wilbur, a brother Henry and a sister Goldie.

      Kathryn Marie Vincik was born July 6, 1925 at home in St. Paul, Neb. She was the daughter of Edward and Catherine Holla, Vincik. She graduated from St. Paul, Neb. Schools in 1943. Kathryn took Normal Training and then taught for three years in rural schools. She also worked in an Ordinance Plant in Grand Island.

      Kathryn M. Vincik and Wilbur Peters were married, Oct. 4, 1946 at Zion Lutheran Church, Worms, Neb. The couple made their home near Central City, Iowa and farmed with Wilbur's parents. They started farming on their own in 1949 near Central City. In 1960 they moved to a farm near Anamosa. In 1969 the couple purchased their farm in Castle Grove Township, west of Monticello. They moved to Monticello in 1987. Kathryn worked at Sears Customer Service in Lindale Mall and as a teacher's aide in the Olin Schools. For 18 years she worked at the Monticello Veterinary Clinic in the office. She also worked every fall at Minntex Fruit in Monticello.

      Kathryn volunteered at Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She also volunteered at Wayne Zion Lutheran Church where she belonged to Esther Circle, the Quilting Group and was the coordinator for the Funeral Luncheon Committee. Grandchildren and great-grandchildren always looked forward to her special ham balls, oatmeal bread and ice cream dessert at birthdays and holidays.


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