Peterson Elvera S., age 99, of Mpls. Preceded in death by husband, William; son, Gerald; son, Earl; son-in-law, John Smetana; step-sisters, Charlotte Olson and Ethelyn Rivers. Retired employee of Federal Reserve Bank. Longtime member of Minnehaha Communion Lutheran Church. Survived by son, Ray Peterson & wife Donna, Mesa, AZ; daughter, Marjorie Smetana, St. Petersburg, FL; son, William Peterson & wife Karen; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Peterson, Mesa, AZ; brother, Earl Patch; goddaughter, Carrie Sample; grandchildren, Jeffrey Peterson & wife Mary, Jay Peterson & wife Kathy, Adaire Peterson & husband John Anderson, Kathy Bartelt & husband Gary, Rick Smetana & wife Kimberly, Mary Spann & husband Guy, Kristi Peterson & husband Peter Nagelhout; great-grandchildren, Eric, Jami, Marit, Rachel, Elizabeth, Frederick, William, Melody, Lydia and Claire; great-great-grandchildren, Maxwell, Greta, Cameron and Allison; also nieces and nephews. Memorial service Tuesday, 11 am, Minnehaha Communion Lutheran Church, 4101 37th Ave S., Mpls. Washburn-McReavy Northeast Chapel 612-781-6828

Published on October 6, 2002

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