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Betty Margaret (Kocher) Peters

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“Shelley Pulver the daughter of Barbara Heubner. Betty was such a great friend to my mom and also my sister Sharon. We wish that we would've known...Read More »
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“.Betty, Betty, Betty my dear and wonderful friend, thinking of you today and allthe wonderful times we shared, the years we worked together and the...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Stella Sgourakis - Ffort Wayne, IN

“My thoughts are with you and your family in this time of such a great loss. MY deepest sympathy and prayers are with family and friends.Heaven gained...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: alisha Bates - fort wayne, IN

“Betty, Betty, Betty what a Dear and Precious friend, wonderful fun times we had as we worked together and away from work. Thinking of the time that...Read More »
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“Our thoughts are will your family at this time. We knew Betty along with her sisters Dorothy Cole, Helen Poehler , Louise Szewzuk and her Brother...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Gary and Bertha Oswalt - IN

“Dear Mark, My thoughts are with you. I imagine Betty is up there in Heaven telling everyone what an awesome son you were to take such good care of...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Julia Gross - Antwerp, OH

“We want to extend our deepest sympathies to the Peter's family. You will be in our prayers during this time of loss. God's blessing. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Ed & Carolyn Rahn - Ossian, IN

“Dear Tom and family,Even though Mark and I did not know your mother, we feel she must have been a wonderful person. We know this because we know what...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: susan carmin - monroeville, IN


Betty Margaret (Kocher) Peters, was born on March 23rd, 1924 and passed away on May 1st, 2016. She was born to Oliver and Sophia (Roper) Kocher, in Huntington, IN.
Betty was an active member and volunteer for the Waynedale United Methodist Church for over 50 years. She also volunteered at the Embassy Theater for over 24 years. Betty worked well into her 80's for the Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital front desk for over 10 years. She also worked for the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and City Utilities for many years and managed the office of Dr Carlton Keck. She "Never had a job that she didn't like". Betty was a devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend and neighbor.She would always go out of her way to make someone's day with a kind word or a pot of chili. She met life head on and persevered with a motto of, "whatever it takes". Organizations that Betty belonged to included the American Legion, Shriner's Widow Club, Daughter's of the Nile, and was past queen and founding member of the pageantry.
Survivor's include her Son's: Bill, Tom, and Mark. Grandchildren: Rob, Claire, and Laura. Great-Grandchild, Cooper.
Betty was preceded in death by her Husband Bill, (Wilbur Eugene), and all 4 of her siblings, Dorothy Cole, Helen Poehler, Louise Szewzuk, and Donald Kocher. Visitation for Betty will be on Friday May 6th from 2-4 pm and 6-8pm at the funeral home at 6301 Fairfield Ave. Funeral service will be on Saturday May 7th at 11 am at D.O. McComb and Son's Foster Park with visitation 1 hour prior.To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.