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Peters, Rosella
MAIDEN NAME: Warkentin AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 16 Nov 1921 DIED: 11 Mar 2006 BURIED:  ~ English Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Lustre, Valley Co, Montana

Daughter of Jacob A. & Tina Warkentin who are buried in Dallas Cemetery
1930 MT CENSUS - Rosella Warkentin, age 8, b. Montana, is enumerated with Jacob A., age 34, b. Minnesota, and Tina, age 34, b. Minnesota [both parents married at age 24], along with Jacob, age 9, b. Minnesota, and Henry, age 3 yrs 2 mos, b. Montana.
1940 OR CENSUS - Rosella Warkentin (18y, b Mont) enumerated with her parents Jacob A. (45y, b Minn) and Tina (45y, b Minn), and two siblings, Jacob (19y, b Minn) and Henry (13y, b Mont); family was living in rural Valley Co, Montana in 1935


Rosella Warkentin Peters, Nov 16, 1921-March 11, 2006

Rosella Warkentin Peters, 84, of Monmouth died March 11. She was born to Jacob A. and Tina Unrau Warkentin in Lustre, Mont. The family moved to Dallas where she attended high school. She graduated from Emanuel Hospital School of Nursing in Portland in 1945. She married Leonard Peters of Dallas Sept 19, 1947. She was a farmer’s wife, a great cook and she helped wherever she could, except for driving tractors. During her years as a nurse at the Dallas Hospital she enjoyed delivering babies and caring for their mothers. She retired after more than 40 years of hospital nursing. She was an active member of the Evangelical Bible Church, a past president of the Ladies Missionary Fellowship, and a charter member of the M&M prayer group in Dallas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard in 1991, and brother Jake Warkentin in 2004. Survivors include her children, Jim (Judi) Petes, Janice Peters, Joann (Gary) Stutzman, and Joyce (Howard) Schierling; brother, Hank Warkentin; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Service is 10 am Wednesday, March 15 at Dallas Evangelical Bible Church and interment will follow at English Cemtery in Monmouth. Contributiosn may be made to Janice Peters with SIM, Salem Gospel Mission, Gideons or FIRM in care of the Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center which handled arrangements. To leave an online condolence go to

Itemizer Observer, Wednesday, March 15, 2006



1921 - 2006
Married Sep 19, 1947
[shares marker with Leonard]


Saucy/Tolle Survey & Photographs
1930 MT CENSUS (Valley Co., ED 53-34, Lustre, pg 5B)
1940 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., ED 38, Rickreall, pg 2B)

IO 15 Mar 2006

ROW: 27-2  

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