Mary Louise McLeod Peterson
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Mary Louise McLeod PETERSON March 18, 1934 - May 30, 2011 Mary Lou passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Memorial Day, 2011. Mary Lou was preceded in death by her beloved husband Herschel "Pete" Peterson, Sr. and her son Herschel Peterson, Jr. She is survived by her children and their families: Karen Schaefer of Sweet Home, Oregon, Jeff Peterson of Federal Way, and Kris Latta of West Seattle. Mary Lou was born in Seattle to Neil and Bertha McLeod. She attended Bryant Elementary where she formed life-long friendships, and graduated from Roosevelt High School. Lou and Pete raised their family in Shoreline, and retired in Poulsbo. A celebration of her life will be held at noon on Thursday, June 9 at Vinland Lutheran Church, 2750 Northwest Finn Hill Road in Poulsbo. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mary Lou can be made to the Providence Mount St. Vincent Foundation, 4831 35th Ave SW Seattle, WA 98126.

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Published in The Seattle Times on Jun. 5, 2011.
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June 7, 2011
My grandma was an amazing, beautiful, and incredibly strong woman. We will miss her.
Rosemary Leon
June 7, 2011
Bye, Mom. I love you always! Kris
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