Eula Lucinda (Fuller) Peters, 95, of Sandusky, passed away early Thursday morning, Jan. 25, 2007, at her home.
She was born Feb. 14, 1911, in Oakwood, Ohio. She was a graduate of Cleveland East High School and Bowling Green State University. She was employed as a teacher for 36.5 years -- 22 years with Sandusky City Schools, Sycamore Elementary, until retiring in 1974. Her various honors included a listing in Outstanding Elementary Teachers of America, and she was a Martha Holden Jennings Scholar.
She was a member of St. Stephen United Church of Christ, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, American Legion Auxiliary Post 83 in Sandusky, the VFW Auxiliary and Order of Eastern Stars, Leading Star Chapter, in Newton Falls, Ohio.
Mrs. Peters is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Peters) Vorhees of Sandusky; her grandson, William F. Vorhees of New Albany, Ohio; a niece, Karen Haaser of Defiance, Ohio; and two nephews, James (Linda) Dening of Mount Pleasant, Mich., and James Lazzaro of Henderson, Nev.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Peters, in 1987, and whom she married Dec. 28, 1937; her parents, James E. and Lily M. (Mumea) Fuller; a sister, Velma Marquardt; and a brother, Riley E. Fullerher; grandparents, Harry T. and Polly (Carnahan) Fuller and Susan Ellis Mumea.
Friends will be received from 5-8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. Saturday until services at 11 a.m. in Groff Funeral Home, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. Robert Patton of St. Stephen United Church of Christ will officiate. Cremation will follow with private services at a future date at Prairie Chapel Cemetery in Oakwood, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service Inc., 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be sent to grofffuneralhomes.com.