|12/31/2012 9:18:00 AM|
Esther Peters, 94, of Milwaukie, Ore., formerly of Bingham Lake, died Dec. 22, 2012, in Salem after a battle with Parkinson's Disease.
A memorial service will be held Friday at 11 a.m., at Belcrest Memorial Park in Salem, Ore.
Bateman Carroll Funeral Home of Salem is handling the funeral arrangements.
Esther Baer and her twin sister were born in Bingham Lake to Anna and August Baer. She grew up in Bingham Lake and attended Bingham Lake High School, graduating in 1937.
In 1938, her family moved to Salem, Ore., where she married Richard Peters.
They moved to Portland, Ore., in 1946 where she was a homemaker for 30 years. They divorced in 1973.
Esther worked at Electronics Specialties for the next 21 years.
In retirement, she volunteered at Snow Cap in Gresham.
She enjoyed gardening, sewing and traveling.
She was preceded in death by a son, Charles; her brother; and two sisters.
Survivors include her son, Douglas; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.