Clarene Peterson, 94, died Feb. 9, 2023. She grew up in Como Park and attended Murray High School. She graduated from the U of M, where she was a member of Chi Omega. Most of her working years were as a social worker in nursing homes.

Clarene was an avid bridge player, never missed a chance to go swimming and loved to travel. She cherished time with her family and friends. Clarene saw the good and wonder in everyone and everything.

She was predeceased by her parents Sidney and Clara Perkins; her brothers Sidney, Jr. and Roger; her daughter Julie A. (Peterson) Easley; and her son Jeffrey Peterson. She is survived by her son Brent Peterson, and his life partner, Randy Moore, of Nashville, Tennesee.

A service has been held, with interment at Roselawn Cemetery. Memorials to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the Alzheimer’s Association or the charity of your choice.

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