DORIS V. PETERSON, 85 DIXON - Doris V. Peterson, 85, of Dixon, formerly of Amboy, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at Levine-Dickson Hospice House in Charlotte, NC. Doris was born January 3, 1928, in Macon Township, Bureau County, IL, the daughter of Howard A. and Agnes (Maddox) Pratt. Doris was a 1945 graduate of Neponset High School. She married Kenneth H. Peterson on March 29, 1947, in Princeton. He preceded her in death on June 28, 1997. Survivors include two sons, Gary Peterson of Charlotte, NC, and Greg Peterson of Phoenix, AZ; one daughter, Connie (Harold) Scherer of Pekin; one sister-in-law, Betty Miller of Princeton; six grandchildren, Ashley Peterson Allen of Washington, DC, Jessica Peterson of Dixon, Michelle Sondgeroth Fogel of Pekin, Chris Sondgeroth of Peoria, Jamie Jordal of Sandwich, Justin Jordal of Texas; three great- grand-children, Braden and Baylee Fogel and Alyssa Jordal; and several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Kathie Willis; two brothers, Lyman and Allen; and one sister, Gertrude Schaad. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2013, at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home, Dixon. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Frank Brozenec, officiating. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Dixon. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Meals on Wheels. Condolences may be sent to prestonschillingfuneralhome .com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from May 11 to May 12, 2013