October 3, 1937 – October 23, 2011
Margaret (Marg) was born in Saskatoon Saskatchewan on October 3, 1937 to George and Anna Peters, and was the second of three children.
In 1951 her family moved to Terrace where there were more job opportunities for her dad; they built and operated the Agar Ave Red & White for many years.
Following graduation, Margaret went to Briercrest College, after college she worked in a bank, and in 1958 transferred to Chilliwack where she met Gerry.
Margaret and Gerry were married in 1960. They had four children; Dave, Les, Shelley, and Leanna, In 1969 the family moved to Terrace, Margaret worked as a substitute teacher, and librarian at Skeena Jr., and then at the Bank of Commerce until her retirement in 1992. Margaret was always involved in church; greeting people at the door, teaching Sunday school, women’s ministry, music, camp, D.V.B.S., and especially enjoyed singing duets with her sister Eleanor. For many years she made blankets for Building Healthier Babies, and was recently honored for the generosity of those contributions.
Margaret passed away suddenly on the early morning of October 23, 2011 while doing what she loved; caring for her family.
Margaret is survived by her sons Dave (Robin) and Les (Tracy), daughters Shelley and Leanna, grandchildren Kara, Todd, Dan, Amy, Kim (Dustin), Greg, and great-grandaughter Katie-Mae. She is also survived by her brother Arnold (Ruth) Peters of Terrace, B.C., brother-in-law Vic Froese of Terrace, B.C., her aunts, uncles, many nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Gerry (2008), and her sister Eleanor (2009).
A celebration of Margaret’s life was held on October 29, 2011 at the Terrace Alliance Church. Margaret’s friendship, sense of humor, and caring presence will be dearly missed.