October 18, 1933 - September 25, 2017


Beverly “Bev” Jean Peterson, age 83, Sartell, MN, passed away peacefully Monday, September 25, 2017 at Country Manor Care Center, Sartell, MN.

Funeral services will be Friday, September 29, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Celebration Lutheran Church, Sartell, MN. Visitation will be Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Celebration Lutheran Church, Sartell, MN, and one hour prior to the service at church on Friday. Interment will be in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church Columbarium, St. Cloud, MN. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.

Bev was born October 18, 1933 in Los Angeles, CA to Hugh and Madge (Nelson) Flynn. She married Leslie R. Peterson on April 12, 1958 in Minneapolis, MN. Bev was a charter member of Celebration Lutheran Church. She enjoyed playing piano, music, reading, knitting, cooking, and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. Bev will be remembered as a selfless and supportive mother and a devoted wife of nearly 60 years.

Survivors include her husband, Les Peterson of Sartell, MN; son, Doug (Janet) Peterson of Becker, MN; daughter, Deb (Brian) Baloun of Sartell, MN; four grandchildren, Eric (Kiera) Peterson, Mark Peterson, Amanda Baloun and Adam Baloun; and two great granddaughters, Maya and Clara Peterson.

She was preceded in death by her parents.