Monday, July 15, 2013

Judy Peterson

This posting is the obituary for my lovely wife who went by the name  "Whitestone".   Judy's battle with cancer ended June 23, 2013  This will regrettably be the last post on this blog.  Thank you for loving and supporting her. She is now with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.    

Judy E. Peterson

  • BORN: February 15, 1945
  • DIED: June 23, 2013
  • LOCATION: Onawa, Iowa

Judy Elaine Peterson, 68, of Onawa, IA, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Burgess Health Center in Onawa, IA after a 4-year battle with ovarian cancer.
A Memorial Service will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Evangelical Free Church in Onawa, IA with Pastor Tim Koehn, officiating. There will be a private family burial in the Onawa Cemetery, Onawa, IA. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.
Judy Elaine was born February 15, 1945, in Onawa, IA, the third child of Otto and Ellen (Jackson) Hall. She grew up on a farm in Kennebec Township, Monona County, IA. She graduated from Whiting High School. Later while working for the Monona County Soil & Water Conservation District she attended night school and graduated from Buena Vista University.
Judy's great joy in life was her family. In 1988 she married James Peterson. Together they had four children, Summer, Susan, Shawn, & Steven.
Judy enjoyed all aspects of homemaking, gardening, and was a prolific quilter.
She was active in her church and taught Bible for years to women in jail and prison.
Survivors include her mother, Ellen Golden, of Onawa, IA; her husband, James of Onawa, IA; their children, Summer Tuller , Susan (Mark) Belflower , Shawn (Leslie) Peterson, and  a sister, Ellen (Tim) Bennett; three brothers, Fred Hall, Terry (Mai) Hall, Thomas (Lois) Hall, nine grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Otto, and her brother, James.
Memorials may be directed to Burgess Home Health and Hospice of Onawa, IA.

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