Arlene Peterson

Arlene Louise Peterson, 69, of Russell, loving wife, mother and grandmother, went to be with the Lord on July 14, 2017 in Erie.

Arlene enjoyed her family first and foremost. She had the gift of giving by crocheting various blankets for family and friends. She enjoyed sharing her love of Christ to all that crossed her pass, family and strangers alike.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Esther Hough Gaither, a brother Charles Smith and a granddaughter Mary Opal Reedy.

She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years Edward S. Peterson, a daughter Cindy Thomas, two sons, Edward Jr. and his wife Sherry and Stanley and his wife Tracie, her four grandchildren, Russell and his wife Brandie, Patty and her husband Ted, Charlotte and her husband Jared and Carter, six great grandchildren, Brody, Vinnette, Aleksander, Kylee, Melina and Annelise.

Friends and family are invited to call at the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services 314 N. Main St. in Youngsville on Wednesday form 13 pm with a private funeral service following.

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