Ellen Peters

Ellen Peters, of Rossville, passed away December 7, 2022, in Indiana University Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, just days before her 83rd birthday.  She was born December 28, 1939, in Clinton County to Paul and Thelma (Young) Beets.

After graduating from Rossville High School in 1957, Ellen married Kenneth Peters on May 28, 1966, and they shared 44 loving years together before his passing November 17, 2010.

Ellen was a tax preparer for 40 years at Beets Bookkeeping.  She attended Geetingsville Presbyterian Church and enjoyed reading, gardening, and especially spending time with her family.

Surviving Ellen are her daughters, Rebecca (Dave) Glassburn and Michele Mulkey; grandchildren, Colin Stephen, Joel (Danielle) Glassburn, and Kellie Conley; great-grandchildren, Avien, Gracie, and David; and brothers, Thomas (Phyllis) Beets and Robert (Shirley Stirling) Beets.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brothers, Steven Beets and William Beets; and a sister, Nancy Gower.

A celebration visitation will be held Monday, December 12, 2022, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Genda Funeral Home in Rossville.  Messages of condolence to the family are welcomed at www.gendafuneralhome.com.


  1. Michele and Rebecca sorry to hear about your mom. Your parents set such a good example for you two on how to be honest and good people…with a lot of humor in that mix too.

  2. Rebecca, Michele & Family,
    You have my sympathy for your loss. Hold onto those great memories forever. May God comfort your Mom, Yourselves, and Family…

  3. Rebecca and Michelle,
    I was sorry to hear of your mother’s death .
    She was so kind and caring. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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