Dorothy Peterson

Thursday, September 20, 2007

ANNA, Ill. -- Dorothy C. Peterson, 84, of Anna died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007, at Union County Hospital.

She was born June 10, 1923, in Anna, daughter of Lawrence and Blanche Halterman Cline. She and Vance G. Peterson were married Nov. 29, 1946, in Anna. He died Feb. 22, 2000.

Peterson was a member of Mount Moriah Lutheran Church, VFW Auxiliary 3455, and Union County Hospital Auxiliary.

Survivors include two daughters, Loretta Koch of Carbondale, Ill., Janine Kelley of Anna; a son, Dennis Peterson of West Frankfort, Ill.; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Dr. Richard Hertenstein officiating. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery.