Beverly Gafner Peterson

Obituary of Beverly Ann Gafner Peterson

Beverly Ann Gafner Peterson, 91, passed away Saturday, January 29, 2022.Beverly was born on January 19, 1931, in Escanaba, MI to Alice and Emil Gafner. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. Beverly enjoyed playing golf, Bridge, traveling and going to casinos. Beverly and her husband Herbert owned and operated the Eastside News for nineteen years. She was a longtime member of St Rita Catholic Church.Beverly is the widow of Herbert Peterson.Survivors: Children, Julie Vecera and husband Jimmy, Brian Peterson and wife Sue, Jim Peterson and wife Suzy, Paul Peterson and wife Candie, Dawn Peterson, Bill Peterson and Susan Peterson; grandchildren, Andrew and Anthony Vacerra, Andrea Langston, Caitlin LeBoenf, Maddi LeBoenf, Jessica Peterson, Ryan Peterson, Jessica Swafford, Sarah Peterson, Oivia Peterson, Katie George, Daniel George and Elizabeth George, and Matthew Peterson; four great-grandchildren; brother, Tom Gafner and wife Jean; and a host of extended family and friends.