OREGON-Ann L. Peterson, age 77, of Oregon, passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2013, at Agrace HospiceCare.

She was born on January 22, 1937, in Madison, the daughter of Lawrence and Laura (Williamson) Mandt. She was married to the love of her life, Phil Peterson for 45 years. Ann was a life-long resident of Oregon and was employed at the Oregon Observer for many years. Ann loved her dogs and they provided her many years of happiness and companionship. Ann was known for her great sense of humor and her love of music. Ann was an avid sports fan, her favorite teams were the Packers and Badgers.

Ann will be missed by her loving brothers, Larry (Shirley) Mandt and Dave (Lois Bavery) Mandt; nieces Pat Cefalu, Donna Holton, Lynn Saunders, Carol Mandt, Lori Docter, Christy Lofing, Nicki Bracken, nephew Paul Mandt, sister-in-law, Gloria Mandt; and numerous other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband Phil; brother, Harold Mandt; and sister-in-law, Shirley Mandt.

A Celebration of Ann’s Life will be held at GUNDERSON OREGON FUNERAL HOME, 1150 Park St., Oregon, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. Private family interment will be at Prairie Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the time of service on Thursday.

Memorials may be made to Dane County Humane Society, 5132 Voges Rd., Madison, WI 53718 or a charity of your choice.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Carol and Michael Mandt for the love and care of Ann.

Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

Gunderson Oregon
Funeral & Cremation Care
1150 Park Street
(608)835-3515