In Memory of

Mary Patricia (Ryan) Peters

November 15, 1948 - May 17, 2020
From: Plano, TX | Originally: Cherokee, IA

Mary Patricia Peters was born on November 15th 1948 in Storm Lake Iowa. When she was a small child, her parents, Joseph Romain and Joanne, moved the family to Cherokee where Mary attended Immaculate Conception Parochial School, graduating in 1967.

After high school, Mary continued her studies at NTB Business School in Sioux City. Later she took a job at Cherokee’s KCHE local radio station.

Soon after, she married Larry Peters in November of 1969 and moved to Fort Hood Texas. After a short year and a half, life took them to Plano Texas. This was where she spent the remainder of her years—working in management at Tom Thumb and doing her favorite thing, raising her family and being a mom.

She is survived by her husband Larry Peters of Plano, TX; her son Ryan Peters and his wife Suzanne of Norman, OK and their daughter Kate; her son John Peters and his wife Katie of Ladera Ranch, CA; brother Tim Ryan of Plano, TX and brother Bill Ryan of Plano, TX.

She was preceded in death by her parents Joseph Romaine and Joanne (Wright) Ryan.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. The funeral is open to the public with social distancing being practiced
Father Daniel Rupp
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home
Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Cherokee, Iowa


Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 1:27 PM
“I am so sorry to hear about the passing of this wonderful woman.Mary always had a smile on her face .We will allmiss you,dear Mary.”
- Hope Owen
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 7:38 AM
“How time and plans escape us. Our hearts sorrow with your family. The Lord watch over and give you His peace. Ron”
- Ron & Marilyn Baker
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 7:38 AM
“Larry and family, so sorry for the passing of your wife. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.”
- Judith M Mulkins
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 7:38 AM
“John, Katie to the whole Peters family, I am so sorry for your loss. I wish I could be there to give you all a hug. I am always here if you need me.”
- Karen DiGaetano
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 7:38 AM
“Dear Larry, So sorry and shocked to hear of your loss of Mary. We are thinking of you at this very difficult time. I hope the memories of the good times will sustain you. Our sincere condolences to you Larry and the Peters family.”
- Marcella Springer
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 7:38 AM
“I am so sorry for your loss John and Caitlyn. She seem to be a wonderful woman and mother. you are all in my prayers ”
- Gina Robertson
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 7:38 AM
“To the family of Mary. You have my sympathy. I have pleasant memories of meeting Romain and Tim at church, and I always enjoyed visiting with Mary when she came to Cherokee for a visit. Mary, and all of you are in my prayers. Sr. Janice”
- Sister Janice hoffman, OSF
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 7:38 AM
“Remembering many great moments growing up in Cherokee with my dear friend Mary Pat. Although we lost touch over the years my mother and Joanne kept both Mary Pat and myself updated on our life events and comings and goings. On behalf of myself and my mom we send our prayers and hope that your family will be able to call to mind many wonderful memories that will warm your heart and lift your spirit. Sharon Schissel Lemke ”
- Sharon Schissel Lemke
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