Lois Catherine Peterson

June 4, 2013

By Contributor

Lois Catherine Peterson was born Nov. 28, 1924 in Corvallis, Ore., to Herman and Caroline (Lehnert) Shope.

She grew up in Portland, Ore., attending school and working at the Veteran’s Administration. She married Theron “Pete” Peterson on Sept. 14, 1947. They were married for 65 years. She has also lived in Eugene, Ore.; Bellevue and Issaquah.

She was the manager of the stationery department at Frederick & Nelson, Bellevue Square, from which she retired.

She enjoyed traveling, visiting Europe twice. Her hobbies included reading, decorating and Oriental art.

Her life centered around her family and gave her the greatest joy.

She is survived by her husband; daughter Susan Hansen (Val), of Iowa; son Tony (Eva), of Sammamish; and grandchildren Peter Hansen (Julia), of Utah, Luke Hansen (Kalee), of Iowa, Derek Peterson, of Bellingham, Scott Peterson, of Olympia, and Kacie Peterson, of Sammamish. She also had one great-granddaughter, Katherine Hansen.

Lois passed away May 24, 2013. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

Family services were held.

Friends and family are invited to share memories and sign the family’s online guest book at www.flintofts.com.

Arrangements are entrusted to Flintoft’s Funeral Home and Crematory.

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