Lucille Anne “Lou” Peterson, 85, of Sawyer, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at her home with family by her side.
A funeral service will be held at 11 AM Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5791 Sawyer Road, Sawyer with Reverend Randy D. Lett officiating. Friends may meet with the family from 5 - 7 PM Wednesday, at Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Three Oaks. Memorials may be made to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, PO Box 247, Sawyer, MI 49125 or Hospice at Home, 4025 Health Park Lane, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
Lucille was born February 13, 1931, in St. Joseph, Michigan to the late Alvin and Martha (Nimtz) Wedde. On October 7, 1950 she married Arthur L. Peterson. Lou was a well known and loved Post Office clerk at the Harbert and Bridgman offices for over 22 years. She volunteered in many ways: church altar guild, den leader mother for the Cub Scouts, River Valley Garden Club member, Berrien County Grandparent Program, volunteer at St. Mary of the Lake School, and above all loved playing gin rummy and Chinese checkers with the grandkids. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sawyer.
Lucille is survived by her husband of 65 years, Arthur; children: Noel (Angie Silguero) Peterson of Lewisville, Texas, Linda (Frank) Magro of New Buffalo; grandchildren: Sarah Magro, Nick Magro, Kylie Peterson, Nate Peterson; sisters: Sophie (Harvey) Shull of Coloma, and Eleanor (Louie) Collins of Watervliet.
Lucille was also preceded in death by a son - Dale on August 18, 2002; siblings: Raymond Wedde and Lillian Scott.
5 - 7 PM ,Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel
9191 Red Arrow Hwy Bridgman, MI 49106
11 AM ,Thursday, May 12, 2016
Trinity Lutheran Church - Sawyer
5791 Sawyer Road Sawyer, Michigan, MI 49125
15480 Three Oaks Road Three Oaks, MI 49128