Helen Ann Johanna Peterson, 85, of Rogers, AR and formerly of McPherson, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2016, in Bentonville, AR. She had been a ward clerk and phlebotomist at Memorial Hospital in McPherson.
Helen was born July 1, 1930, in Lindsborg, KS, the daughter of Robert and Otelia (Larson) Fehr. She attended the Lindsborg schools and graduated from Lindsborg High School in 1948.
On July 11, 1948, she was united in marriage to Billy Gene Peterson in Lindsborg. He preceded her in death on February 22, 2010.
She was a member of McPherson Free Methodist Church.
Survivors include; a daughter, Shari Edgell of Rogers, AR; two sons, Brad Peterson (Sharon) of Lansing, KS and Scott Peterson of McPherson, KS; eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two sisters, Margaret and June; and infant brother, Robert.
The funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Mayse officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Lindsborg. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 PM Monday at Stockham Family Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
Memorial donations may be given to American Heart Association in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Helen A. Peterson please visit our Sympathy Store.