The Drumheller Mail - - LETTERS TO THE EDITOR -

June 23, 1925 - Novem­ber 1, 2018

Muriel Peter­son of Drumheller beloved wife of the late Lawrence (Larry) Peter­son went to her heav­enly home on Novem­ber 1, 2018 at the age of 93 years. Muriel was born June 23, 1925 in Eau Claire, Wis­con­sin, to John and Cecilia Guen­ther. Along with her par­ents and younger sis­ter, they moved in 1930 to Canada where two broth­ers were added to the fam­ily. Muriel mar­ried her high school sweet­heart, Lawrence in Bow Is­land on Septem­ber 9, 1946. They had two daugh­ters, Va­lerie and Shelly, while liv­ing in Milk River, Al­berta and moved to Drumheller in 1969. Her faith and fam­ily were most im­por­tant in Muriel’s life, and she was blessed with two won­der­ful grand­chil­dren, and later 4 great grand­chil­dren. As well as be­ing a faith­ful prayer war­rior and be­ing in­volved in her church, Muriel en­joyed sew­ing, plant­ing flow­ers around her home, cook­ing and bak­ing. Muriel was pre­de­ceased by her lov­ing hus­band Lawrence (Larry) Peter­son, her par­ents John and Cecilia, brother Arlo, sis­ter Au­drey, broth­ers and sis­ters in law Carl and Joyce Peter­son, Stan and Clara Schwartzen­berger, and Pauline Peter­son, nephew Reg and niece Lor­raine. Muriel leaves to cher­ish her me­mory two daugh­ters, Va­lerie Senecal (Jean-Louis), Shelly Hansen (David), grand­chil­dren, Chan­delle Hil­ton (Josh) and Justin Hansen, as well as great grand­chil­dren Gabriel, Jude, Beck and El­liah Hil­ton, one brother Harlan Guen­ther (Joy), brother-in-law Paul Peter­son, nu­mer­ous nieces, neph­ews and a life­time of friends. To cel­e­brate Muriel’s life a ser­vice will take place on Satur­day, Novem­ber 10, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Drumheller Al­liance Church, 670 7th Av­enue East with Pas­tor Brent Rushinka of­fi­ci­at­ing. Friends and fam­ily are in­vited to re­main for re­fresh­ments and a time of vis­it­ing with the fam­ily in the church base­ment. The fam­ily wishes to thank Dr. Bulelwa Mpisi, the Home Care team, and the staff of the Drumheller Health Cen­tre for their com­pas­sion­ate care of our dearly beloved mother, grand­mother and great grand­mother. In lieu of flow­ers me­mo­rial do­na­tions may be made to the Drumheller Area Health Foun­da­tion (Com­mu­nity Can­cer Clinic).

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