in memory of...

Ellin Jelinek Peters

PIC-Ellen Peters

Ellin Jelinek Peters, 77, of Winchester died Thursday, July 20, 2017 in her residence.

She was born August 31, 1939 in Pozdzenice, Poland the daughter of Josef and Alma Seidlitz Jelinek. She grew up in Germany, where she met and married Carl H. Peters, Jr. on July 18, 1959. They moved to Raleigh, NC, and then later to Sterling, VA. They were married for 24 years. Mr. Peters preceded her in death.

In 1998, Mrs. Peters retired from Meadows Farms Landscaping moving to Winchester, VA with her daughter, and becoming the loving caretaker of her grandchildren. Mrs. Peters was proud to become a U.S. Citizen in 1976. She was a member of Market Street United Methodist Church, and a supporter of Boy Scouts of America.

Mrs. Peters is survived by her children, Carl H. Peters, III and his wife Chrissy of Manassas, and Connie P. Greer and her husband David of Winchester; grandchildren, Kenneth and Louis Greer, Nikanya and Tamara Clark, and Christopher Boudreaux, and one great-granddaughter, Kamiah Martini; sister, Doris Bischof and her husband Klaus of Elzach, Germany; and nephews Gerd Doerfelt and his wife Dr. Antje Kesel of Gengenbach, Germany, and Joachim Bischof, of Diersburg, Germany.

A funeral will be Thursday at 6 p.m. in Phelps Funeral Chapel, 311 Hope Drive Winchester with Reverend Clyde Nelson officiating.

Private burial will be at a later date in Pine View Cemetery in Rocky Mount, NC.

Memorials may be made to the Shenandoah Area Council Boy Scouts of America, 107 Youth Development Road, Winchester, VA 22602.

The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service in the funeral home

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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 3744
Winchester, VA 22604
Phone: (540) 722-2424
Fax: (540) 313-4261

Funeral Chapel
311 Hope Drive
Winchester, VA 22601

Michael R. Phelps
Owner/General Manager
Funeral Director

Travis L. Nesselrodt
Operations Manager
Funeral Director
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