Bronislawa (Bernice) P. Peterson
This is to announce the life and passing of Bernice on Saturday, April 22, 2006. She came into the world early, as a preemie on October 15, 1924 in the windy city of Chicago, IL. When the great depression hit, her parents moved to a farm in Scottville, MI.
In her lifetime Bernice graduated from Scottsville High School, worked at Walgreen’s drug store, Star Watch Case and was one of the “You can do it girls” at Ford during World War II.
Her most important job was wife to John A. Peterson and being a mother to Virginia, John and Thomas.
She will be remembered as a feisty wife, beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister. She was strong headed, colorful, vibrant and full of life and love.
She is survived by her daughter Virginia Peterson and close friend Cheryl Haulichek of Flint, MI; son Thomas and wife Bethany of Fenton, MI. She loved her grandchildren Heidi, Erica and Kristen Peterson of Flint and Fenton and her great grandchild Adena Peterson. She was preceded in death by her husband John A., her son John, brother John P. Baldish and parents John and Adela Baldish. With special love for Jeff and Renae Janssen and neighbors.
A special heart felt thanks to the loving and caring staff at Life Care Center of Sarasota, the best in Florida.
To celebrate Bernice’s life and passing have a toast to her; cheers not tears.
Friends may visit anytime online at www.farleyfuneralhome.com to sign a register book and extend condolences to the Peterson family.