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Margaret M. Peterson
Issue Date: September 11, 2013
Margaret M. Peterson, 75, of Dunbar, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain, Mich.
Born Dec. 25, 1937, in Chicago, Ill., daughter of the late Roxy and Margaret (Weichel) Prette, she graduated from Touley High School in Chicago. After graduation, she worked for an Insurance Agency in Chicago and married Harry P. Peterson, jr. Sept. 6, 1957 at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Chicago. She worked at LaSalle Bank in Chicago as a Consumer Lender for 25 years, retiring in 1998.
The couple frequently vacationed in the Pembine area throughout the years and in 2011, moved to Dunbar. She was a member of St. Margaret Catholic Church, Pembine, enjoyed many hobbies, including, collecting music boxes and ceramics, but mostly spending time with family and grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Harry; two sons, Kevin (Betty) Peterson, Carol Stream, Ill. and Gregory (Kathleen) Peterson, Elmwood, Park, Ill.; a brother, Robert (Roseann) Prette, Burridge, Ill.; two sisters, Kathy (Jim) Nugent, Villa Park, Ill. and Roxanne (Jim) Randolph, Shorewood, Ill.; five grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Private family services were held. Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain assisted the family.