Joy Peters was born on 11 October 1936, in Iowa, United States. She married Donald Lee Moldenhauer on 5 July 1959, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. She died on 10 October 1999, in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 62.
English, Scottish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter . This surname (mainly of German origin) is also found in Sweden, Denmark, France (Alsace and Lorraine), and some other European countries. In North America it has absorbed various cognates and their derivatives from other languages, such as Albanian Pjetraj and Pjetrushi, patronymics from the personal name Pjetër ‘Peter’ and its pet form Pjetrush; see also below and also examples at Peterson .
Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Gaelic Mac Pheadair ‘son of Peter’.
Americanized form of Dutch and North German Pieters .