Esther Rourke Peters
Esther Rourke Peters, 78, Oxford, died peacefully on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oxford. Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. at the church in Oxford. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Oxford.
Elizabeth Esther Peters was born Feb. 15, 1934, to Jack and Blanche Rourke. She married John S. Peters June 21, 1956, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oxford.
She graduated with a teaching degree from Ottumwa Heights, Ottumwa, and was employed as a teacher in Solon, at the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics and at the Ox Yoke Inn, Amana.