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Verla Peterson

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Verla Peterson Obituary
Verla Doreen Peterson (nee Bayly) of Glenview passed away March 29, 2014 a few hours short of her 93rd birthday. She was born in Compton, IL, the daughter of Rev. Milton D. Bayly and Myrtle Ivy Waite, but lived mostly in Chicago until 1983. She was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Carroll J. Peterson, and her brother Dr. Melvyn A. Bayly. She is survived by her sister, Vivian Bertolette and brother, Darryl (Phyllis) Bayly and by her children, Barry (Cherly) Peterson, Doreen (Bruce) Dimick, and Vaughn Peterson; three grandchildren, Sarah Dimick (Scott) Gray, Rebekah (Eric) Dimick Eastman, Louise Dimick (Deepak Dass); and five great-grandchildren, Alex, Fiona, Ted, Harley and Marigold. There will be a memorial service at Glenbrook United Methodist Church, 1190 Western Ave., Northbrook, IL on Saturday, April 5th at 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to The Nature Conservancy (www.nature.org) or the Carroll J. Peterson Scholarship Fund at North Park University, Chicago, IL. Arrangements handled by Cremation Society of Illinois, 847-577-6505.
Published in Chicago Tribune on Apr. 2, 2014
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