Jeanne L. Peterson, 89

Jeanne L. Peterson, age 89, of Cokato, formerly of Richfield, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 2, 2014.

The funeral service will take place Friday, March 21 at 1 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, at the Center for Changing Lives, 2400 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, followed by a reception. There will be visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials preferred to Messiah Lutheran Church.

Arrangements are being handled by Thomson Dougherty Funeral Home, Minneapolis; www.thomson-dougherty.com.

Jeanne loved to make toys for children, and other crafts in her retirement. She enjoyed activities with her church, Messiah Lutheran in South Minneapolis, where she sang in the choir and was a member of the church theatrical group.

Jeanne enjoyed traveling with her special friend, Eleanor, and spending time with friends at their cabin in Cross Lake.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Ida Peterson; cousin Jeffrey Peterson; and special friend, Eleanor Schiermeyer.

Jeanne is survived by cousins Jack Peterson (Rebecca), Jim Peterson (Sharon), Jerry Peterson (Judy), Joel Peterson (Elizabeth), and goddaughter Ann Miller (Stephanie Ripley), as well as many other cousins.

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