Lorraine Peterson

Lorraine Peterson, a long time Ashland resident, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, after surgery earlier in the week. Lorraine's beloved husband, Charles, died in 1995, in Ashland. They were active in the First Presbyterian Church for many years, and Lorraine in a local PEO Chapter. Both raised in Michigan, Chuck and Lorraine lived throughout the United States while Chuck ran major construction projects, before settling in Ashland. At the time of her death Lorraine lived at Mountain View Senior Living Community.

Lorraine will be missed by many good friends in the Ashland community, as well as other family and friends throughout the country. Lorraine is survived by daughter, Karen, of Portland, Ore.; son, Karl and his wife, Darlene, of Terrebone, Ore.; son, Kurt, of Los Angeles, Calif.; and grandchildren, Adam, Emily and Tyler. Donations in Lorraine's memory can be made to the Ashland Community Hospital Foundation, P. O. Box 98, Ashland, OR 97520. The family is planning a private memorial. Arrangements by Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland, Ore.