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Wanda Ruth (Robinson) Peterson

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Wanda Ruth (Robinson) Peterson passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Paradise Hospice House in Paradise, CA. She was the youngest of four children born to Ed & Leona Robinson in Sacramento, CA on July 28, 1934 and was raised in Carmichael, CA.

Wanda is a graduate of San Juan High School and earned a Bachelors Degree from Sacramento State University and a Masters Degree from the University of Arizona.

Wanda enjoyed horseback riding, golf, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren. She was an educator for 15 years and taught at Encina High School, El Camino High School in the San Juan Unified School District and American River College.

She is survived by her daughter, Stacey (Tim) Harrington; granddaughters, Avery & Eleanor Harrington of Sacramento; sister, Grace (Robinson) Harrison of Northridge, CA; nephew, Bradon Harrison of Rancho Cucamonga, CA; nieces, Carolyn McVay of North Hills, CA; and Janine Dunn of Woodland Hills, CA.

She was preceded in death by her husband, H.L. "Pete" Peterson; and her two brothers, Cordon Robinson and Edwin Robinson Jr.

Wanda was a bright spirit who loved her family and friends deeply. She will be greatly missed but never forgotten.

The family suggests that donations may be made in her memory to the , 9310 Tech Center Drive, Suite 250 Sacramento, CA 95826 or the Butte Humane Society, 2579 Fair Street, Chico, CA 95928.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00a.m., Monday, March 3rd at College City Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of McNary-Moore Funeral Service FD-410


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Published in Appeal Democrat on Feb. 28, 2014
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