In Memory of Edwina L. Peters

Edwina L. Peters
Edwina L. Peters
Born: September 16, 1943
Died: December 3, 2020
Age: 77
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Edwina L. Peters
September 16, 1943 - December 3, 2020
From: Humboldt, IA

Edwina L. Peters, age 77, of Humboldt, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2020, at the Humboldt Care Center North of Humboldt, Iowa. 

No services will be held at this time. Burial will be held at a later date at the Garfield Township Cemetery of Webb, Iowa. The Christensen - Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove, Iowa, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online

Edwina Lee Peters, the daughter of Edwin and Lucille (Robertson) Wilcox, was born on September 16, 1943, in Altoona, Iowa. She grew up in Laurens, Iowa and received her education at Laurens High School.

On September 23, 1961, Edwina married her high school sweetheart, Marvin Peters, in Webb, Iowa. Marvin was enlisted in the U.S. Army so the couple made their home on a military base while he served his country. Upon his honorable discharge the couple moved back to the Webb and Sioux Rapids, Iowa, area before making their home in Sutherland, Iowa. The couple was blessed with three children: Anita, Chris, and Bruce. Edwina was a stay at home mom raising her children and was a caretaker for her husband, Marvin, who was paralyzed from the neck down in a trucking accident. Edwina also babysat for many children over the years.

Edwina was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. A great deal of her life was spent caring for others. She enjoyed tending to her garden and her beautiful flower beds.

Left to cherish her memory include her daughters Anita McClain of Ida Grove, IA and Chris Peters of Council Bluffs, IA; grandchildren Tara (Travis) Todd, Steven (significant other Ana) Ryherd, Alex Ryherd, and Chelsie (James) Miller; great-grandchildren: Devin, Kynlee, Caseton, Corbin,  Connor and Lauren; brothers: Larry (Susie) Wilcox, Terry (Paulette) Wilcox, Gary Wilcox, and Jerry Wilcox; sisters: Beverly (Fred) Lenz, Delores Jackson, Char Eaton, and Patricia Lindsey; extended family and friends.

Edwina was preceded in death by her parents Edwin and Lucille Wilcox; husband Marvin Peters; son Behrouz “Bruce” Peters; sisters JoAnn and Shirley (in infancy).  


No Services At This Time


Burial At A Later Date
Garfield Township Cemetery
Webb, Iowa


Monday, December 7, 2020 at 10:53 AM
“Sending prayers to the family, so sorry for your loss!”
- Lyle & Melissa Isder
Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 1:08 PM
“My Sympathy to the family. Hugs and my Love to all. ⚘⚘⚘😇💕 your cousin Pauline ( Wilcox ) Miller”
- Pauline Miller
Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 1:08 PM
“Eddie will be greatly missed . Our thoughts and prayers to all family and friends.”
- Terry and Paulette Wilcox
Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 1:08 PM
“My deepest condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.”
- Jane Anderson Baedke
Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 1:08 PM
“Sorry for your loss. She is in heaven with her son. ”
- Angie Downing
Friday, December 4, 2020 at 9:20 AM
“I'm so sorry!! Love always to the all the family. 💜😥💜😥”
- Angela Lenz
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