Marlene Peters

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Marlene Irene Peters, nee Wuebbels, 81, of Belleville, IL, born March 3, 1939, in Mascoutah, IL, died Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at Evelyn’s House, Creve Coeur, MO.

Marlene had worked as a real estate broker for several different companies for over 30 years before she retired. She was a very active member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church, Belleville, IL. Marlene was a loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister, aunt, and faithful friend. She was a bright and beautiful lady whose spirit will forever live within us. She will be deeply missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph B. and Myrtle L., nee Siebert, Wuebbels; two brothers, Joseph Wuebbels and Robert (Olive) Wuebbels; a brother-in-law, Ronald Priest; and two sisters-in-law, Sharon Peters and Virginia (James) Anderson.

Surviving are her husband of 55 years, Douglas H. Peters, whom she married July 11, 1964;
two sons, Michael (Eileen) Peters of Park Ridge, IL,
and Jeffrey (Kristin) Peters of Kirkwood, MO;
four grandchildren, Brendan, Claire, Ashley and Evan Peters;
a sister, Shirley Priest;
a brother, Dennis (Nancy) Wuebbels;
two sisters-in-law, Lorraine Wuebbels and Connie (Marion) Freed;
a brother-in-law, David Peters;
and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to St. Matthew United Methodist Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Funeral: Private family services will be held. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.


19 Comments on Marlene Peters

Bill and Donna Hunt said : Guest Report Apr 10, 2020 at 2:32 PM

To the Peters family, we are very sorry for your loss. You’re in our thoughts and prayers The Hunt Family

  • Oglesby
  • Illinois
Dan Tatum said : Guest Report Apr 09, 2020 at 12:46 PM

My condolences to family and friends. Marlene was a colleague and friend in real estate for many years.

  • O Fallon
  • IL
Maggie Wilson said : Guest Report Apr 06, 2020 at 8:20 AM

Such a lovely lady, I'll miss seeing her at the Y. Shirley, I know you were very close, you have my deepest sympathy.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Thomas J. Coffey said : Guest Report Apr 04, 2020 at 9:07 AM

So sorry for your loss. She was a lovely lady. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  • Chicago
  • IL
Theresa Dobersztyn said : Guest Report Apr 03, 2020 at 7:55 PM

On behalf of the Dobersztyn family, our heartfelt condolences to the entire Peters family. Our mom Theresa Coffey and Mar had many great visits at Mike and Eileen’s house. They truly loved each other and are both at peace in heaven watching down on all of us. The entire family is is our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. All our love, Theresa, George, Katie and Aileen Dobersztyn.

  • Western Springs
  • IL
Michael Coffey said : Guest Report Apr 03, 2020 at 3:47 PM

My sincere condolences to the Peter's family for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time.

  • Chicago
  • Illinois
The Tanguay Family: Steve, Maggie & Matt said : Guest Report Apr 03, 2020 at 5:04 PM

Our heartfelt sympathy to the entire family at this time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. She was truly a tremendous person and we are blessed to have shared many fond memories with her through the years. Love you all and may her angelic rays shine down upon us all. God Bless!

  • Chicago
  • Illinois
Bonnie Heimrich said : Guest Report Apr 03, 2020 at 4:36 PM

I worked with Marlene. So many memories. We had such great fun together. She was always ready to have a good time. Doug, I am so sorry you have to go on without her.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Chris & Ann Davis said : Guest Report Apr 03, 2020 at 4:13 PM

Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. We are always here for you anytime you need and ear or a hug! Love, Chris and Ann

  • Chicago
  • IL
Stephanie West said : Guest Report Apr 03, 2020 at 3:38 PM

My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Peter's family my heart hurts for you! May God get you thru a difficult time

  • Granite City
  • IL
Ginny Spilseth said : Guest Report Apr 03, 2020 at 2:23 PM

I so enjoyed knowing & working with Marlene. I'm so glad I got to speak to her this week; we had a nice visit. Much love to her family & prayers, too.

  • Belleville
  • Ill
Jon Adamson said : Guest Report Apr 03, 2020 at 12:50 PM

Doug and Family, So sorry for your loss. Many engaging insurance conversations over the years. You are in my prayers. Jon Adamson

  • IL
John and Linda Darr said : Guest Report Apr 03, 2020 at 12:25 AM

So sorry for your loss; Prayers have been said for your family.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Brian Priest said : Guest Report Apr 03, 2020 at 12:23 AM

Sincere condolences from the Priest Family in Denver. Brian, Heather, Marlee, Jada, Josiah and Zane. I will always remember her contagious laugh. We will miss her.

  • Denver
  • CO
Bonnie Runner said : Guest Report Apr 02, 2020 at 10:24 PM

I shall miss my dear friend Marlene. She was such a sweetheart and was kind to everybody. My heart goes out to Doug and the family. God bless you all

  • Ofallon
  • Il
Jane Lee said : Guest Report Apr 02, 2020 at 9:57 PM

Our condolences to Marlene's family. We were in Sunday school class for several years. We loved her and she will be deeply missed but she is now at peace.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois 62223
Donna, David and Amanda Aaron said : Guest Report Apr 02, 2020 at 8:08 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you all during this difficult time. May God comfort and provide you peace during this time.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Kathryn Starnes said : Guest Report Apr 02, 2020 at 7:40 PM

My deepest sympathies. Marlene was well loved. I think my 2 biggest memories will be sharing our love of children with the Good News Club and her always inspiring motivation to work out at the Y. Love and hugs to Doug and Family. Looking forward to rejoicing with you at her later memorial. Happy homecoming Marlene!

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Brian Sumner said : Guest Report Apr 02, 2020 at 7:23 PM

My thoughts Ana prayers go out to Doug and his Family at a difficult time and may God be with them throughout this period.

  • Belleville
  • IL.

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