Catherine V. Peters was born on June 8, 1923, in Fairbank, Iowa, the daughter of Frank and Catherine (McTaggert) Peters. She received her education in Fairbank, graduating from Immaculate Conceptions High School in 1940. She then attended Gates Business College in Waterloo and graduated in 1943. Catherine operated the family business in Fairbank until 1958. She then moved to Chicago and managed the accounting department of Velsicol Chemical Company. Upon her retirement in 1969, Catherine moved to Vinton to live with her brother, Father John Peters. In 1979, she moved to Traer before moving to Tucson, Arizona in 1989. Catherine enjoyed painting with oils, dancing, and working outside on her yard and garden. Catherine died at the age of 90, on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at Bonnie's Adult Care Center in Tucson, Arizona. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Father John Peters; and two sisters, Mary Weber and Ellen Reising. Catherine is survived by many nieces and nephews.