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Sandra K. Peters

September 16, 1942 - March 21, 2008

SPRINGFIELD – Sandra Kay Peters, 65, of Springfield passed away Saturday, June 21, 2008, after a courageous battle with lung cancer.

She was born Sept. 16, 1942, the daughter of Henry and Grace Sutherd Bean in Springfield.

She married Joseph C. Peters Jr. on April 23, 1966; he preceded her in death on April 18, 1988.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Mary Musser and Helen Winslow; and brother, James Bean.

Sandy worked as a waitress for more than 35 years alongside her sister Helen Winslow, who passed away June 16, 2008. Sandy was an avid Cubs fan, watching every game. She loved to read and spend time with her grandkids.

She is survived by a son, Joseph C. Peters III (special daughter-in-law Christina) of Thayer; his children Joseph C. Peters IV, Chelsey Peters and Jacob Peters; a daughter, Brenda Peters of Springfield and her children Bryan and Jordan Peters; two brothers, Bill (wife, Linda) Bean and Ed (wife, Patricia) Bean of Springfield; two sisters, Judy (husband, Bill) Pasenko and Delores (husband, Jim) Brown of Springfield; several nieces and nephews; and Jean DiGuiseppi, a special niece close to Sandy’s heart.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 26, 2008, at Staab Funeral Home, funeral services will follow at the funeral home, with Vaughn Beeman officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Pediatric Cancer Center.

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