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Obituaries

Obituaries

Frances Peterson 1917 - 2012 Cedar Hill, Texas

Frances Peterson, age 94 of Cedar Hill, Texas, passed away March 10, 2012. She was born June 8, 1917 in Mansfield, TX. Frances married John Peterson, May 17, 1952 in Washington D.C. Frances worked a number of years for the U.S. Treasury Dept. and retired in 1974 and moved to a rural home in Douglas County, Kansas, that same year. In 1992 they moved to the city of Lawrence, Kansas and later moved to Cedar Hill, Texas in 2007. She was active in numerous community and civic organizations, including the Lawrence Chamber Orchestra, Nature Conservancy, Douglas County Historical Society, League of Women Voters and a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Lawrence. Frances was preceded in death by her parents, Ed & Millie Bailey; one brother, William “Bill” Bailey; one sister, Marie Vincent; and her husband John, Sept. 22, 2009. She is survived by her brother, David Bailey of Cedar Hill, TX; sister-in-law, Justine Kloepper of Medford, Oregon; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at Jaynes Memorial Chapel in Duncanville, TX. A Memorial Service in Lawrence, KS will be announced at a later date. Frances will be interred in the Pioneer Cemetery in Lawrence, Kansas.