Rita Petersen

MARQUETTE, MI. – Rita Petersen, age 91, of Marquette, entered eternal life Thursday morning, September 26, 2013, at Mill Creek Assisted Living in the loving, comforting care of her family and the caregivers at Mill Creek.

The family will receive relatives and friends at St. Christopher Catholic Church on Monday, September 30, beginning at 10:00 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 noon Monday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to UPAWS (Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter) P.O. Box 968, Marquette, MI 49855.

A complete obituary will be published in Saturday’s edition of the Mining Journal.

The Fassbender Funeral Home is serving the family, where condolences may be expressed online at fassbenderfuneralhome.com