Seraphia "Sally" Peters
December 19, 1923 ~ September 29, 2013
Seraphia “Sally” Peters, age 89, of New Hampton, IA passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2013 at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare in New Hampton. Seraphia “Sally” Peters was born on December 19, 1923 in Fayette County, the daughter of Anton and Anne (Reicks) Hackman. She attended St. Luke’s Catholic School in St. Lucas, IA. Sally was united in marriage to Virgil Peters on May 12, 1945 at St. Brigid’s Church in San Diego, CA. The couple returned to New Hampton where they raised their six children; Frank, Allan, Helen, Dean, Pat and Don. In 2008 Sally moved from her home to join the staff and residents at Linn Haven. She enjoyed playing cards and bingo. Sally especially loved spending time with her family. She was a member of Holy Family Parish – St. Joseph’s Center, the Rosary Society and the Red Hat Society. Sally is survived by her children, Frank Peters, Allan (Cindy) Peters, Helen (Tom) Dockendorf, Pat (Don) Johnson and Don Peters, all of New Hampton; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her siblings, Lillian Haas of Stayton, OR, Vern (Tecla) Hackman of San Diego, CA, Alfreda (Chuck) Nesteby of Dubuque, IA, Luke Hackman of Waterloo, Lorraine Wilhelms of Scottsdale, AZ and Robert (Karen) Hackman of Mason City, IA, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Virgil; her son, Dean and her siblings, Florence, Virgil, Theola, Olivia and Louis.