Edith Peters Corbin, Class of 1949

Posted Nov 05, 2019

Edith Peters Corbin ’49 died August 18, 2019. She was born November 19, 1927 in Cincinnati, OH to the late Lillian and Calvin Peters. Edie graduated from Western Hills High School in 1945. She graduated from Otterbein University in 1949 with a B.A. in sociology, where she met her husband of 65 years.

At Otterbein she was a member of the Tau Epsilon Mu (Talisman) sorority and on the Hockey & Basketball teams. After college, she worked for the City of Dayton as a social worker for 5 years until she had her first child and became a stay at home mom. She was a devoted longtime member of Normandy UMC in Centerville, OH where she taught Sunday School in the Junior Department for many years. She enjoyed traveling, bridge and was an avid tennis player.

She is predeceased by her husband Robert Corbin ’49, her parents Lillian and Calvin Peters, her brother Calvin (Pete) Peters ’51 and sister-in-law Ellen Coleman Peters ’50. She is survived by her daughters, Lynn Corbin (Roland) Seiple ’75 and Carol Corbin Wilcox ’77.