Beverly Jean Peterson

PETERSON, Beverly Jean Jun 4, 1935 – Feb 26, 2012. Beverly was a dedicated wife and mother. She graduated from Benson High School where she lettered in tennis, and later from University of Nebraska at Omaha, where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. Beverly loved her garden and always had flowers in the house. An avid golfer, she won several golf championships and scored four holes-in-one after the age of fifty. She loved hiking through the woods with her father and family, hunting golf balls and saving them in a large local collection that numbered more than 4,000. Beverly’s many artistic gifts included painting, crafts of all kinds, and scrapbooking. Beverly taught Sunday School, supported scouting activities, played bridge and was a Book Club member. Other memberships included the Assistance League, Immanuel Auxiliary, and UNMC Auxiliary. Beverly also served on the Boards of the Hattie B. Munroe Home and the Creche Home, which later transitioned to Creche Preschool and Child Care Center. Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Bernice Thoma; brother-in-law, Mike Dugan. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Ronald Peterson; son, Christopher B. Peterson and his children, Meghan O’Neill Peterson and William Patrick Peterson; son Scott D. Peterson and wife Marcie and their children, Jennifer and Lucy Peterson; sister, Carol Dugan; brother-in-law, Roger Peterson (Myra); numerous nieces and nephews; loving golden retriever, Wally. The family will receive friends Friday, 6pm to 8pm at the West Center Chapel. MEMORIAL SERVICE Saturday, 12:30pm, Dundee Presbyterian Church. Private Interment, Westlawn. Memorials are suggested to American Diabetes Association.

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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