Marian J. Peterson

Marian J. Peterson
Marian J. Peterson

Stoughton – Marian J. Peterson, age 89, passed away on June 25, 2014 at Skaalen Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born on Feb. 18, 1925 in the Township of Albion, Wisconsin, the daughter of Jacob and Bernice Jenson.

Marian was baptized and confirmed at East Koshkonong Lutheran Church. After her marriage to Carroll Peterson in 1945, they became members of First Lutheran Church of Stoughton. She enjoyed traveling the US, especially Alaska and Hawaii. She especially enjoyed fishing and camping with Sally and Mike in Alaska and was very proud of pulling in a 75 pound halibut and many large salmon.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Carroll, her brothers Rodell and Robert Jenson, grandson Justin Heinzeroth, and her special friend Dotty Offerdahl.
Marian is survived by her four children, Susan (Michael) Brown, Sally (Mike) Heinzeroth, Jack (Vicky) Peterson, and Ed Peterson; four grandchildren Josh (Nicole) Brown, Alyssa Peterson, Jacob Peterson, Ron Peterson; two great-grandchildren Charlene Alto and Oliver Brown; one great-great-grandson Karson Alto.

The family would like to thank the staff of Skaalen Home Friendship Circle for the love and care they have shown the family.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Cress Funeral Home Stoughton, with Rev. Jerry Pribbenow presiding. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services on Saturday. She will be laid to rest at Lutheran South Cemetery following the service. Family and friends are invited to a luncheon immediately following the burial.

Memorials may be made out to Skaalen Nursing and Rehab Center and the Dane County Humane Society.