Shirley M. Larson-Peterson

Born: Sunday, July 31, 1927
Passed: Monday, July 3, 2017

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Shirley M. Larson-Peterson, 89, of Rockford, passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017, in Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center. She was born July 31, 1927, in Rockford; the daughter of Walter and Mae (Johnson) Ostrom. She was a 1945 graduate of East High School. She married Richard S. Peterson on June 15, 2005. Shirley was a longtime member of Bethesda Covenant Church, she was in the church choir, Sunday school teacher, ran summer bible camp, Katherine Circle for 52 years, and Easter Star member for over 50 years.
She is survived by her husband, Richard; sons, Brad (Maria) Larson and Mark (Jennifer) Larson; grandchildren, Robert, Rachel, Ryan, Kyle, Tyler, Malory, and Caitlin; great-grandson, Noah; niece, Ann (Jeff) Chapetta and nephews, Steve (Becky) Bamberger, Todd (Penny) Bamberger, and Carl (Cheryl) Eklund. Predeceased by her first husband, Leroy "Jack" Larson November 10, 1993 and sister, Lois Bamberger Ecklund.
Private services were held. Memorials to Bethesda Covenant Church, 2101 E. State St. Rockford, IL 61104.

Condolences & Shared Memories (3)

  1. Dave & Kay Rumple

    Brad, Mark and families, So sorry for your loss. May warm memories ease your pain and sorrow at this difficult time.

  2. Anders and Arline Gredenius

    Loving thoughts and prayers to Shirley's family from Arline and Anders

  3. Anders and Arline Gredenius

    Loving thoughts and prayers to Shirley's family from Arline and Anders


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