Ruth Ellen Peters passed away March 15, 2019 with family by her side. Mom was born July 22, 1930 in Gregory, South Dakota to Horance and Mary Ellen Lupton. She was the second youngest of 8 brothers and sisters.

Mom married Gary Peters August 24, 1971 and they made their home first in Glendive, then in Billings. Mom worked as a clerk for Anthonys, Safeway and County Market. Mom loved her sports, Da BEARS were her team and Tiger was who she would root for. John Cena of the WWE was her favorite and she loved the MMA. If sports weren’t on she would usually have Cops or Live PD on. Mom was easy to talk to with a good sense of humor that she shared with whomever came into contact with her smile. She loved her family and her friends. We’re going to miss you Mama. Mom was preceded in death by her Mother and Father; husband Gary, all of her brothers and sisters, and son Ron and daughter Karen.

Mom had five kids; Ron (Deb) Smith, Karen Ellithorpe, Steven (Amy) Tadlock, Mary (Tom) Tadlock/Gillespie, Christina (John) Lord; Grandkids Ande (Stephanie) Smith, Toby, Charity, and Holly Ellithorpe, Mandy (Brian) Edwards, Troy Tadlock, Alycia (Matt) Tadlock/Glasson, Jennifer and Kyle Unruh, Kimberly, Steven (Jennifer) and Michael Pigeon; great grandkids; Monica, Jessica, Trey, Zach, Aren, Isabel, Nathan, Gavin, Madison, Carter, Konner and Isabella; numerous nieces and nephews and her friends old and new.

Visitation will be held at Heights Family Funeral Home on Monday March 25, 2019 from 9 until noon, and on Tuesday March 26 at 11:30, please join us for a celebration of Mom’s life with a reception to follow. A private family Inurnment will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens at a later date.

In lieu of gifts or flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice.