ESTHERVILLE - Funeral services for Ingrid Peton, 81, of Estherville will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Estherville with Randy James officiating. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Estherville.
She died Thursday, Jan., 16, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Society in Estherville.
Ingrid U. Peton, the daughter of Frederick and Margaret (Dutzmann) Wolff, was born Feb. 7, 1932 in Latvia.
On June 5, 1954 she was united in marriage to Arnold Peton in Germany. Following their marriage, the couple made their home in Graettinger until 1968 when they moved to Estherville. Ingrid was employed with Univac, Rosewood Manor and sold real estate for Clair Clark. She enjoyed gardening, bird watching, reading and spending time with her family. Arnold died in 1994. Ingrid became a resident a the Good Samaritan Society in 2013.
She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church where she was active in church circles and WaTanYe.
Left to cherish Ingrid's memory are her children, Keith Peton and his wife, Ann of Blacksburg, Va., Kurt Peton and his wife, Lauren, of Lakeville, Minn., Teresa Tendal and her husband, Donald, of Estherville and Patricia Smith of West St. Paul, Minn.; 18 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and her sister, Sigrid Wolff, of Frankfurt, Germany.
She has been preceded in death by her parents, husband and daughter, Gabrielle. Online condolences may be sent to www.henryolsonfuneral.com