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Obituaries

Obituaries

Doris Elizabeth Peterson 1904 - 2006 Little River

Services for Doris Elizabeth Peterson, 101, De Soto, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Little River Congregational Church. Burial will be in Geneseo Cemetery, Geneseo.Mrs. Peterson died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, at Hillside Village in De Soto.She was born Aug. 9, 1904, in Eau Claire, Wis., the daughter of Alfred Wesley and Laura Jane Ramsey Briggs. She moved from Olathe to Lawrence in 1997 and then to De Soto. She had lived at Drury Place in Lawrence.She married Leonard James Peterson on June 4, 1939, in Eau Claire, Wis. He died March 27, 2005.A daughter, Karen Griffitt, died in 1969.Survivors include a daughter, Jaynelle Griffitt, Olathe; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Redeemer Lutheran Church Children's Sunday School, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.