Joan Rae Peterson


Joan Rae Peterson, 88, of Hart, passed away Aug. 17, 2019, at the Oceana County Medical Care Facility in Hart. She was born April 22, 1931 in Chicago, the daughter of Ray and Evelyn (Gilman) Summe.

Joan was a teacher for 42 years in the Chicago and Tucson areas.

Joan is survived by her children, Laurel Peterson, David (Gilda) Peterson, Julie (Keith) Moldovan and Karen (Sam) Watrous; and seven grandchildren.

Joan was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Robert Allen Peterson.

Cremation has taken place and services will be held by her family in Arizona.

Beacon Cremation & Funeral Service, King-Hart Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.