LYELL C. PETERS
Lyell C. Peters, 86 of Woodland died on June 11 at his
He was born on Nov. 2, 1922 in Woodland, a son of the late Robert
Samuel and Fannie R. (Lonjin) Peters.
Mr. Peters retired in 1987 after being employed as a heavy equipment
operator. He was a member of the BJW Fire Company, where he served
as chief for five years, the F. Michael Sicks Veterans of Foreign
Wars Post #1785 of Clearfield, the Philipsburg American Legion Post
#437 and the Clearfield Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks
Lodge #540. He was also a member of the Clearfield County Historical
Society. He served in the US Army 82nd Airborne Division during
World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Betsy J. (Woolridge) Peters, whom he wed
May 29, 1951 in Winchester, VA three daughters, Linda C. Stone and
husband Denny of Lanse, Susan M. Willis and husband Timothy of Lanse
and Nancy L. Guiher and husband Rick of Hepburnia; six
grandchildren, Ryan G. and Amanda L. Watson, Matthew T. and Danielle
M. Willis, Brandi L. and Megan L. Guiher; and several nieces and
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant
son, two sisters Grace Beck and Jane Muir, and a brother Robert
A private graveside service will be held at the Bradford Cemetery,
Woodland at convenience of the family with Rev. Rodger J. Gorton
officiating. Interment will follow in the cemetery.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to
Clearfield Foundation for Health Hospice, PO Box 992, Clearfield.
The Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield is in charge of