Mrs. Irene Peters, 83 of Lapeer, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2015 at the McLaren Lapeer Regional Hospital. Irene was born October 19, 1932 in Tyre, MI to the late Ira E. and Vera (Franzel) Fisher. She married Raymond Peters on January 5, 1957 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Freiburg. He preceded her in death on June 22, 1986. Irene was a graduate of Ubly High School. She attended one year of business school. Irene was employed at Michigan Bell in Detroit for a few years. She was then employed in the Pontiac area and eventually worked in the ticket office at the Pontiac Silverdome. Irene was a nurse’s aide at Pontiac General. She also worked the polls during elections. Irene loved to travel and spent time in Vegas, Europe, Hawaii, Hilton Head and Florida. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading novels, puzzles and trips to the casino to take a chance at the slot machines. Irene is survived by two daughters, Suzann (James) Bugosh Webster of Kenmore, N.Y., Kayann (Keith) Thouin of North Branch; three sons, David (Rebecca) of Hadley, Dennis of Pontiac, Drew (Karen) of Oxford; 16 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; two sisters, Lillian Kubacki of Ubly, Jean Fisher of Bad Axe; many nieces and nephews. Irene was preceded in death by an infant sister, Rose Marie. Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 am Thursday, December 31 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Freiburg. Rev. Charles Hammond, pastor will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at the Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home in Ubly on Wednesday from 1:00-8:00 pm and Thursday at St. Ignatius Church from 10:00 am until the mass at 11:00. Memorials have been requested to the Family Discretionary Fund.