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Henrietta Peters, 1937-2015

Henrietta Peters, 78, of Waseca passed away on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato.

Henrietta Peters

Henrietta Peters

A Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waseca with the Rev. Gregory Leif officiating. Interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Waseca.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. today at McRaith Funeral Home & Crematory of Waseca. A prayer service will be at 4 p.m.

Henrietta was born on June 20, 1937, along with twin, Henry, to Martin and Teresa (Amberg) Kaiser at Waseca Memorial Hospital. She attended Waldorf High School and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Waseca in 1955. She was united in marriage to Marlin Peters on Oct. 12, 1957, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waseca. Henrietta worked at the Farmers National Bank and Waseca Public Schools. In 1972, her husband was transferred to Mitchell, South Dakota, and they resided there until their return to Waseca in 1979. She was employed at the University of Minnesota, Waseca campus from 1981 to 1991 and was co-owner of M Peters Enterprises, Inc. until her passing.

Henrietta was a lifetime member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, a former member of the Waseca Eagles, Owatonna Eagles, Lakeside Country Club, and a current member of the Waseca American Legion Auxiliary Post 228. She enjoyed her family, all their get-togethers, cards, crossword puzzles, reading, seeing friends, going on short trips (local area casinos), long trips and cruises.

Henrietta is survived by her husband of 57 years, Marlin, of Waseca; children Matthew (JoEllen) of St. Peter, Mark (Jenny) of Colorado, Mary (Walt) Mobley of Tennessee and Michael (Julie Ann) of Waseca; six grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; brother, Kenneth (Belvy); sister, Yvette (Leona) Kaiser; and by many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Cletus, Robert, Richard, Leo, Henry, Mark, and three in infancy; and sisters, Bernice Bilben, Barbara Dibble, and Mary Lynch.

For online condolences and further information, please visit www.McRaithFuneralHome.com.