February 20, 2014

Martha 'Viola' Peter


---- — Martha “Viola” Peter, 86, Logansport, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Memorial Hospital, Logansport.

Born on Jan. 1, 1928, in Cass County, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Martha (King) Dillman. On Nov. 23, 1947, in Cass County, she married Frederick L. Peter, who survives.

Viola worked at Singer Dry Goods, Peru. She was a 1946 graduate of Twelve Mile High School. Viola was a member of Corinth Brethren Church and the Women Ministry Society. She was a 4-H leader for many years and enjoyed sewing, gardening, and growing flowers.

Surviving along with her husband is one son, Dennis (Becky) Peter, Macy; daughter, Melanie (Tony) Wickersham, Kokomo; three granddaughters, Jennifer Schwartz, Alaska, Amanda (Jim) Short, Logansport, and Trista (Jason) Ennis, Delphi; three grandsons, Tad and Lake Wickersham, and Bryce Nolen, all of Kokomo; three great-granddaughters, Madison and Marissa Ennis, Delphi, and Shelia Schwartz, Alaska; two great-grandsons, Kaleb Ennis, Delphi, and Paul Short, Logansport.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Marcia Cook.

A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Gundrum Funeral Home with Pastor Ben Pippen officiating. Burial will be in the Corinth Brethren Cemetery in Twelve Mile.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday also in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to your favorite charity.

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