Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Obituary - Lorraine Elizabeth Peterson

Lorraine Elizabeth Peterson
Lorraine Elizabeth Peterson, age 90, of Belton, Missouri passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family on June 3, 2017. 

Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 7, at Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri. Graveside service will begin at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, June 8, at Belton Cemetery. Contributions may be given to St. Sabina Catholic Church or to Wayside Waifs. 

Lorraine was born July 11, 1926 in Kansas City, Missouri. She was the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Sheehan. Lorraine graduated from Belton High School in 1944. On April 13, 1946, Lorraine married, Arthur “Pete” Peterson, and together they were blessed with two children, Steve and Sandy.

For more than 30 years, Lorraine worked for the IRS and retired as Manager of Adjustments in 1990. She worked for MidAmerican Promotions until age 87. She was a member of St. Sabina Catholic Church. At home, she had a passion for cooking, baking and hosting various events. She also enjoyed fishing and spending time with her beloved dog, Bella.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Peterson; son, Steve Peterson; father, Joseph Sheehan; mother, Elizabeth Cunningham and husband, K.R. Cunningham; brother, Bill Sheehan; and sister, Dorothy Feeback. She is survived by her daughter, Sandy Anderson (Mel); daughter-in-law, Phyllis Peterson; five grandchildren, Steve G. Peterson, Bill Peterson (Alicia), Sara Bradley, Kara Anderson, and Chris Anderson (Andrea); five great-grandchildren, Ross, Sierra, Brennan, Keegan, and Lana.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Advanced Health Care of Overland Park, Crossroads Hospice, Carl Hamilton, Diana Courtney, JoAnn Ring, and Allen and Betty Foote.

Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri 816.322.5278