Jeanne M. Petersen went to be with her Lord and Savior at the age of 83 in Hollister, Calif., at Mabie Northside Convalescent with her husband and family at her bedside, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.
Born in Lynn, Mass., she has been a Hollister resident for the past eight years.
Jeanne was quite a character, always wanting to make you laugh. Her love for Jesus was evident in her life, even to the very end.
Jeanne is survived by her husband of 59 years, Paul Petersen; her children: Jim Petersen (Patty), of Salinas, Calif., Jon Petersen, of Sacramento, Calif., Janice Beeghly (Dan), of Gresham, Ore., Julie Brigantino (Chris), of Hollister, and Joe Petersen (Jeannette), of Lodi, Calif.; 18 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one on the way.
Visitation will be at Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home Sunday, June 13, from 3-5 p.m. Family and friends may gather at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Monday, June 14, at 9:45 a.m. to attend a funeral Mass commencing at 10 a.m. Private graveside services to be held at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella on Tuesday.
Remembrances may be made to Hazel Hawkins Hospital Mabie Northside Convalescent Hospital, 900 Sunset Drive, Hollister, CA 95023.
Arrangements are under the direction of Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home, 870 San Benito St., Hollister, CA 95023; 831-637-3757. Condolences may be sent to www.grunnagle.com.
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