LaVerne Peterson, 88, Mosinee, died Saturday October 6, 2012 at Care Partners, Weston.
She was born March 27, 1924 in Stevens Point, daughter of the late Paul and Marie Miskowski. On May 10, 1947 she married Ernest "Pete" Peterson and they resided in Mosinee. He preceded her in death January 20, 1986.
LaVerne graduated 3rd in her class from Wausau Senior High School. She was employed by Wausau Insurance (then Employer's Mutual) in 1942, working there for about 40 years. In the later part of her employment she worked in Data Processing.
LaVerne volunteered for children's remedial reading and at Election Day polls in Mosinee. She was an active supporter of St. Paul Catholic Church, Mosinee.
Survivors include a brother, Lee (Billie) Miskowski, Birmingham, Mich., a sister-in-law, Barbara Mitchell, Florida and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Norman.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday October 11, 2012, at St. Paul Catholic Church, Mosinee. The Rev. Donald Przybylski will officiate. Entombment will be in Restlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Wausau. Visitation will held be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday October 10, 2012 at Beste Funeral Home, Mosinee, where at 5:30 p.m. there will be a rosary service. Visitation will resume on Thursday October 11, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.