Teresa Marie Peters August 24, 1932 - July 27, 2021
Last updated 8/9/2021 at 5:22pm
Funeral Service for Teresa Peters "Cante Waste Win" Good Hearted Woman, 88, of Grenville, SD will be held on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. at the St.Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church, Sisseton, SD with Father Gregg Frankman as celebrant. Organist will be Cindy Marohl. The Pallbearers are Sheldon Wolf Child, Santos Rodriquez, Curtis Bird, Michael Wolcott, Santana Peters, Julian LaFontaine, and Douglas Peters. Honorary Pallbearers are Patty Marks, Evelyn Pilcher, Yvonne Williams, Darlene Williams, Celine Buckanaga, Charlotte Grey, Kathy Barse, Alvira Enoch, Connie Brown, Bernadine Gaikowski and Butch Felix. Interment will be in the St. Benedict's Cemetery, Sisseton, SD. An all night Wake Service will be held on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. at St. Kateri's Tekakwitha Hall, Sisseton, SD.
The Cahill Funeral Chapel is in charge of funeral arrangements.
Teresa Peters "Cante Waste Win" Good Hearted Woman was born on August 24th, 1932 in Sisseton, SD to Mary Williams Brown and John DeMarrais. Teresa married Ernie Louis Peters in Granite Falls, MN. To this union was Anthony Peters of Alhambra, CA, Kateri Peters of Anaheim, CA, Timothy Peters of Waubay, SD, Peggy (Mike) Peters of Peever, SD, Susan Peters of Waubay, SD, and Michael (Lynette) Peters of Grenville, SD. She has 29 grandchildren, 67 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.
Teresa graduated from Stephan Immaculate Conception High School. She was employed for 20+ years in the Los Angeles post office in California. She moved back to Enemy Swim in 1978. She worked at the Tiospa Zina Tribal School, MCH program and as the Enemy Swim District Coordinator. She had various jobs throughout the area. She loved to play bingo and spend time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Every summer, she traveled with the St. Joseph's church to the Tekakwitha Conference. She enjoyed attending powwows and watching her family dance. She was a devout Catholic but was also a supporter of the Turtle Island Sundance.
She is survived by her sister, Lillian Owen and her children, Anthony Peters of Alhambra, CA, Kateri Peters of Anaheim, CA, Timothy Peters of Waubay, SD, Peggy (Mike) Peters of Peever, SD, Susan Peters of Waubay, SD, and Michael (Lynette) Peters of Grenville, SD. She has 29 grandchildren, 67 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Williams Brown; and father, John DeMarrais; sisters, Sr. Irene DeMarrais, Clara Eagle, Catherine Robertson, Joyce DeMarrais and brothers Walter DeMarrais, Tom Brown, and Wilfred Brown; grandchildren, Leah Renae Campbell, and Roger Louis Campbell, and great grandchildren; Skyman Redday Jr., Skylynn Redday, Leeandra Redday, and Lee Redday.