After a long and happy life, Wilmer Peterson passed away on September 19th, following his wife of 73 years, Jean Rex Peterson who died May 4, 2012. The Petersons are survived by their two daughters, Nancy (David) Finch and Diane Peterson, grandchildren Michael, Jonathan, Chris and Vickie and 6 great grandchildren. Mr. Peterson was a long time employee of the Carnation Company where he began in milk delivery and rose to a management position in the Bay area. His many friends and neighbors in Lodi provided him with help and comfort during his last illness for which he often expressed much gratitude. Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Baptist Church, Lodi. Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home is honored to serve the Peterson Family.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 – 4:00 PM Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home, 831 Industrial Way, Lodi.
A Graveside Service will be held on Sunday, September 27, 2015, at 1:30 PM at the Cherokee Memorial Park, Hwy 99 & Harney Ln., Lodi, with a reception to follow.
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