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Rosella "Sally" (Turbes) Peters

New Ulm Journal
2002

Sally Peters 75, of New Ulm, died Sunday, June 2, 2002, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2002, at St. Raphael's Catholic Church in Springfield, with burial in the St. Raphael's Catholic Cemetery in Springfield. Visitation will be 4 - 8 p.m. Tuesday and 7:30 - 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. There will be a Parish Prayer service 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Sturm Funeral Home and a CCW Rosary at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Raphael's Catholic Church.

Sally was born to Joseph and Mary (Wenisch) Turbes in Springfield, on June 1, 1927. She attended county school and St. Raphael's Catholic School. Sally moved to Mankato after living in Sleepy Eye. She worked at a drug store and then El Seis Restaurant for a number of years in Mankato. She moved briefly to Le Sueur, and then made her home in New Ulm, where she worked at the New Ulm Country Club. She worked at the Lamplighter for the past 19 years. She was a member of the Catholic Aid Association. She enjoyed attending Indian Pow Wows with her friend Carie, reading, country music, baking, crafts, collecting music boxes, gadgets and working at the Lamplighter. She also enjoyed special weekends with Adam, visiting with family and friends and life itself. Sally became a resident at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield on Tuesday, May 28, 2002.

She is survived by her three sisters, Ag and husband Wilbert Riederer of Bird Island, Christine Nelson of Sleepy Eye, and Eleanor Veenstra of Bellingham, Wash.; three brothers, Arnold and wife Dorothy Turbes of Springfield, Lawrence and wife Darlene Turbes of Springfield, and LeRoy and wife Charlotte Turbes of Kandiyohi; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Marie and Cecelia; and four brothers, John, Albert, Peter and Bernard.