Leona B. ‘Barbara’ Peterson

PALMER, MI. – Leona B. “Barbara” Peterson, age 76, of Palmer, died Thursday, October 24, 2013 at Eastwood Nursing Center in Negaunee.

She was born in Negaunee on October 19, 1937 to the late Clarence and Leona (Davey) Verran. Barb retired from the Holiday Inn of Marquette and was a member of Mitchell United Methodist Church of Negaunee.

Surviving are her husband; Carl, one son; Bob Peterson of Huntsville, AL, one daughter; Penny Peterson of Palmer, one granddaughter; Jaqualyn Peterson of Palmer, one brother; John (Bobbi) Verran of Ishpeming and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and one brother.

A gathering of remembrance will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 2 to 4 pm at the Perala Funeral Home.