Frances L. Peters, age 89, passed away in Shoreline, WA March 1, 2012. Frances was
preceded in death by her parents, Samuel W. and Dora Downing-Peters of Sunnyslope,
WA; brother, Frank L. Peters of Puyallup, WA; and sister, Margaret Peters-Palmer of
Born in Wenatchee on 24 JUL 1922, Frances graduated from Sunnyslope School, near
Wenatchee, before entering a nursing program at the UW. Frances served during WWII (1945-47) as an Army Nurse and retired as School Nurse for Shoreline School District
in Seattle (1964-1982).
The Jesse Peters (Frances' grandfather) family was part of a Brethren immigration led
to Sunnyslope by Jesse's brother, Amos, in about 1904. She is survived by nieces and