Wilma was born March 3, 1929 to the late William and Roberta (Freuhwald) Pfeifer.
On November 17, 1951, Wilma was married to William J. Peter. They were married for 45 years. She was a homemaker and member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. Wilma enjoyed reading, sewing, playing cards, cross word puzzles, and spending time with her family.
Surviving are her children, Bill (Janet) Peter of Evansville, Mark (Rose) Peter of Clayton, Margaret (Donnie) Vaal oF Newburgh, Bernard Peter of Tell City, Roberta (Raymond) Mills of Petersburg, and Steve “Fred” (Jenny) Peter of Tell City; a brother, Robert Pfeifer of Tell City; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death is her husband, William J. Peter, in 1997; a grandson, Jeffrey Peter; and a sister, Mary Fischer.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM CST Thursday, December 18, 2014 at St. Augustine Catholic Church. Father Jack Durchholz will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2:00-8:00 PM CST and Thursday 8:30-9:15 AM CST,
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Augustine Catholic Church.