Joy Peters

Female11 October 1936–10 October 1999

Brief Life History of Joy

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.

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Donald Lee Moldenhauer
Joy Peters
Marriage: 5 July 1959

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  • Joy Moldenhauer, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 July 1959Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States
  • World Events (3)

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 1

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.


    Age 5

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    1961 · The Buccaneer Arena

    Age 25

    The Buccaneer Arena was built for the Des Moines Buccaneers ice hockey team before their first season. It was known as the Metro Ice Sports Arena until 2004 when it got its new name. Its presence has sparked the love of ice hockey in the area during its time in the community.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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