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Erna Peters, age 90, of Henderson, NE, died Sunday, May 08, 2011 at Henderson. She was born June 14, 1920 at Henderson to Henry K. and Katherine (Friesen) Friesen. Erna and Jacob A. Peters were married on September 5, 1940 at Henderson. The union was blessed with three children, Dennis, Burton, and LaVera. Erna was a homemaker and also worked as an aid at the Henderson Care Center for many years. She was a member of Bethesda Mennonite Church and Mission Circle 1. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and playing games.

She is survived by her sons, Dennis and his wife Carolyn Peters of Friend, NE and Burton and his wife Beverly Jean Peters of Henderson; one daughter LaVera and her husband Darrol Gross of Henderson; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother, Willard and his wife Bertha Friesen of Henderson; sister-in-law Marie and her husband Maurice Janzen of Henderson; and brother-in-law Adolph Epp of Aurora, NE. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters, one brother, and other family members.

Graveside services were at 9:45 a.m., Friday, May 13, 2011 at the Bethesda Cemetery, followed by Memorial Services at 10:30 a.m., at the Bethesda Mennonite Church at Henderson. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.

Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.