Mary Alice (Balliet) Peters, 82, of Boyne Falls, died April 23, 2022 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital.
She was born February 17, 1940, the daughter of Martin and Marian (Skutt) Balliet.
On October 15, 1960, she married Gordon Peters. They were happily married for over 50 years until his death in 2014.
Mary Alice lived in the same home in Chandler Township for over 60 years. She was a pillar of her community and served as the Township Clerk for over 30 years. She was known for her baking, most notably her pies and cookies. She was often working on a sewing project or tending to her beautiful gardens. She was generous, kind and loving. She will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her children, Gary Peters, Tom (Rachel) Peters, Sue Goodrich, and Melissa (Rick) Schmoldt; grandchildren, Amanda Goodrich, Ben Goodrich, Breanna (Cody) Hunter, Austin Gardner, Valerie Peters and Marcus Peters; as well as her siblings, Jim Balliet, Martha Downing, and Floyd Balliet.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Gordon; and her sisters, Katherine Taylor and Nancy Leigh.
There will be a memorial gathering at the Chandler Township Hall on Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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