Age 9 Of Forest Lake Went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, December 07, 2010 while surrounded by her loving family after a battle with stage 4 Wilm's (kidney) cancer. She is preceded in death by her grandpas, Mike Peterson and Canton Gullings. She will be dearly missed by her loving parents, Joseph and Annette (Matheson) Peterson; siblings, Madilyn, Marissa; grandparents, Carolyn Gullings, Merlyn and Vermae Matheson; and countless other family and friends. A Celebration of Malia's Life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 13, 2010 at Crossroads Covenant Church, 17445 Notre Dame Street NE, Forest Lake. Visitation will be 2:00-6:00 p.m., Sunday at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake. Interment at Victor Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family. www.mattsonfuneralhome.com
Published by Pioneer Press on Dec. 8, 2010.