Carol "Wo-wo" Peters, age 74, of St. James, died at her home on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.

Carol "Wo-wo" Peters, age 74, of St. James, died at her home on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov, 19, 2013 at Sturm Funeral Home in St. James. Burial will be at Rosendale Lutheran Cemetery in Rosendale Township. Visitation will be Monday at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. You may send the family condolences online at Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in St. James.

Anna Carol "Wo-Wo" Peters was born in Watts, Calif., on August 5, 1939, the daughter of Harold and Evelyn (Adams) Bell. She grew up in the Torrance, Calif., where she graduated from high school. The family then migrated to the Modesto area. Carol was a homemaker and mother. She was a tremendous cook and loved to bake. Her favorite time of year was Thanksgiving and Christmas. She baked for those holidays beginning in early November. Carol married Dennis Peters on August 26, 1989 in Reno, Nev. They moved to Minnesota in October 1991. Carol loved to garden and tend her flower beds. She loved her family and enjoyed every minute she spent with them. Her and
Dennis had the dogs Max and Molly to share their home with, Max died in 2012.

Carol is survived by her husband, Dennis Peters of St. James; daughter, Laurie (Ken) Kohn of New Ulm; grandchildren, Matthew (Angela) Saporito of Fort Worth, Texas, Brody Kohn of New Ulm; nieces and nephews, Randy (Sue) Bell of Modesto, Calif., Harold (Gloria) Bell, Ill., of Modesto, Debbie (Russell) West of Port Orchard, Wash., Charles Bell of Bremington, Wash., Chris (Robin) Bell of Torrance, Calif., Donna (Sean) Barbosa of Torrance, Shawn Bell of Torrance; many great-nieces and nephews; brothers-in-law, Jerry (Faye) Peters of Dunnell, Dale (Debbie) Peters of Gibbon, Arne (Diane) Peters of St. James, Billy Peters of St. James; mother-in-law, Evelyn Peters of St. James; sister-in-law, Alice (Bert) Schwager of Sherburn.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Harold Bell, III, Walter Bell, Donald Bell; niece Audie Stark; nephew, Robert Bell; father-in-law, Bill Peters; and sister-in-law, Charlene Bell.