Lila Toedman

Lila E. Peters-Toedman, 90, died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009.
She was born Dec. 5, 1918, in Sheridan, Wyo., to John and Dessie (Moody) Nitchman.
She was active in her church for many years, teaching Sunday school classes and assisting in other areas of church work. She gave to missionaries and orphans. She liked to cook and invite friends in for dinner. She enjoyed gardening and supplying floral arrangements to the church and others. She knitted many afghans for her family. In her later years she was able to travel with friends on various tours. One highlight was her tour to Israel. In June 2008 she traveled with her son, John, and his wife, Sylvia, to a family reunion in Cody, Wyo.
She is survived by a daughter, Becke Mandel, Littleton, Colo.; sons, John Peters and his wife, Sylvia, Olathe, and Dan Peters, Oakland, Calif.; grandsons Matthew and his wife, Bridget, Jason and Troy; and three great-grandchildren.
Her first husband, Joseph, second husband, Charles Toedman, brothers, Sheldon Nitchman and Vernon Ward, and sisters, Virginia Solberg and Mary Metcalf, died earlier.
Funeral services were this morning at First Baptist Church in Humboldt.
Memorials to First Baptist Church or Allen County Hospice may be left at Penwell-Gabel Humboldt Chapel, which was in charge of arrangements. To leave a message for the family online visit PenwellGabelHumboldt.com.