Charlotte M. Peterson, 70, of Shady Cove, Ore. passed away at home June 20, 2013 with her family and granddaughters by her side. Charlotte was born in Coquille, Ore. January 13, 1943 to Mayo and Edna Firestone.
Charlotte met her husband-to-be, Sidney Peterson, in September of 1960 and they were married June 10, 1961.
Charlotte was a caregiver for several years and finally, due to own arthritis condition, she had to give up taking take of the elderly. She was a very good cook, enjoyed camping, going to the coast, and once in a while a trip to the casino in Canyonville, Ore. She also enjoyed phone conversations with her friends. She loved spending time with her family and her four granddaughters and two great-grandsons.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Sidney Peterson; son, Mark Peterson; daughter, Brenda Peterson; granddaughters, Lisa, Rhiannon, Rachelle, and Jeannie; great-grandsons, Brayden and Axell; stepsister, Francie Swearingen; and stepbrother, Jim Firestone.
Charlotte was preceded in death by her mother and father; her daughter, Karen Prevatt; and her sister, Carolyn Firestone.
Charlotte will be sorely missed and is loved by her family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. They all loved her very much.