Thresa May Peters, 82, of Hanna passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, January 27, 2024. She was born July 17, 1941 to Clayton & Inez (Keen) Prestin and graduated from New Carlisle High School in 1959. Thresa made her career as a school secretary beginning at LaCrosse School before working at South Central School from 1977 -2000.  She enjoyed watching NASCAR races, perfecting her needlework, spending time with the grandkids and their families, but nothing could beat going for a ride with Don and sipping on a frozen Coke.
On July 27, 1969 she married Donald Peters who survives along with her children; Dan (Sharon) Younggreen of Hanna & Sherry Stacy of Kingsbury, step-children; Rodney (Karen) Peters of Wanatah, Pam (Rich) Dotson of South Bend, Tina, Timm & Tom Peters all of Texas, grandchildren: Ryan, Brandon, Sara, Patsy, Dane, Amanda, Gabriel, Grace, Nick, Jason, Brant, Amanda, Eugene, Brandy, Travis, Matthew, Jonathon & Haileigh, and numerous great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Clayton Younggreen in 2017 and one brother, Chuck Prestin.
A visitation will be held Friday, February 2nd from 3 – 7 pm at Wanatah Funeral Chapel, 309 N. Main St.  The funeral service will be held Saturday 10:30 am at Salem United Church of Christ, 302 S. Main St., Wanatah, Rev. Melissa McGough officiating with burial to follow at Hanna Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Salem Church or Dunes Hospice.


Thresa and I used to hunt eggs together when her and her parents would visit us (Barthel) farm. We have always kept in touch through the years and through the tears. May the family know we are remembering all the good times. -Charles, Bev. Brenda, Chuck & Connie

Sherry Stacy, I'm so sorry for your loss. You have been through so many things over the past two years, I'm praying for you and if there is anything I can do please let me know, I love and miss you. -Jodi Sabinske 

We are so very sorry for your loss. I have many fun memories of working with Thresa at South Central. -Mary & Mike Spiess 

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