Mount Vernon News
  • Hazel M. Peters

  • April 5, 2011

MOUNT VERNON — Hazel Maxine Peters, 89, of Mount Vernon, passed away April 4, 2011, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home where she had been a resident since 2003.

She was born Dec. 29, 1921, in Maple Heights to the late Harry North and Hazel E. (Mills) North. Maxine was a member in good standing of Knox Chapter 236, Order of the Eastern Star. She was past worthy matron in 1967; president of District 12 Ohio Eastern Star in 1972; grand representative to North Dakota in 1973-1974 and secretary in 1981-1982.

She is survived by her daughter, Maxine V. Brakebill of Cleveland, Tenn.; a brother Edgar L. North of Northfield; several grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Maxine was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Robert H. Peters; a son, Robert M. Peters, on July 26, 2007; daughter, Leatrice Peters, on Dec. 8, 2010; a grandson, Robert Welker; three sisters; and three brothers.

Friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home, 212 N. Main St., Mount Vernon, where an Eastern Star Service will begin at 6:45 p.m. conducted by the Knox Chapter 236 OES. Graveside funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Jonathon Fettig officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made in Hazel’s name to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 3229 Burnet Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229-3095. To express a condolence or share a memory with the Peters family, please visit

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