June 4, 2013
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.