Lucy Peterson

Lucy Melinda Peterson

Saturday, August 22nd, 1931 - Monday, December 7th, 2020
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Wendt Funeral Home, Moline, IL
Obituary: Lucy Melinda Peterson

Lucy Peterson, 89, of Moline, IL, died Monday, December 7th, 2020, at Hope Creek Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, East Moline, IL.

Family Graveside Service will be on December 15, 2020, at Rock Island National Cemetery at 1:00pm.

Memorials may be made to Youth Hope in Moline, IL or One Eighty in Davenport, IA

Lucy was born in Hopkinsville, New York on August 22nd, 1931, to Norris and Ellen (Averill) Ingerson. She married Gene Peterson on November 21st, 1957, who preceded her in death on January 12, 2013.

Lucy enjoyed her Florida trips where she would find and collect sea shells. She also loved baking and gardening.
She especially enjoyed serving the Lord in doing all types of ministry work including at Cabrini-Green in Chicago and Prison Ministry.

Survivors include her sons; Jody (Shirlee) Peterson of Davenport, IA, and John Peterson of Moline, IL, daughters; Terry Rada of Chicago, IL, and Elizabeth Kizer of Moline, IL, eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Gene Peterson, her son Randy Jones, sisters, Mary Kitto, Margaret Chapman, Lois Cooke and brother, Louis Ingerson.

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    Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 1:00pm
    Rock Island National Cemetery
    Bldg, 118 Rock Island Arsenal
    Rock Island, Illinois 61299
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    Family Graveside Service


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Laura theis

Posted at 10:59pm
Lucy was a dear friend and neighbor of ours.we enjoyed her homade biscuits and tea.she would always pray for you on her prayer chain for whatever need came up to do so. Our heart felt sympathy goes out to the family .Margie and Laura Theis

Bernard Thiergart

Posted at 08:28am
Ginny and I would like to let the Peterson family and the Kizer family we are sorry about the loss of Lucy. She is in a far better place with the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Bernie Thiergart

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