Gloria J. (Handrick) Peterson

March 12, 1945 ~ January 20, 2018 (age 72)

Gloria J. Peterson, age 72, of Neenah, passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018 after a lengthy battle with heart and lung disease.  Gloria was born on March 12, 1945 in Wausau daughter of the late Alfred and Mary (Klujeske) Handrick.  She married Rolland "Pete" Peterson in 1976 and resided in Minnesota where she was an apartment manager and rental agent.  When Gloria retired she moved to the Fox Cities to spoil and be closer to her daughter. 

Gloria enjoyed all of the activities at the Brookstone Commons including the book club, happy hour and Wednesday morning doughnuts.  She loved spending time with her best friend Mary and her dog Toby on their conjoined patio.  Gloria loved to talk and laugh and was fiercely loyal and generous.  She also enjoyed baking and cooking.

Gloria is survived by her daughter, Kim Woodkey and "Lucky" the cat; her sisters, Germaine Hoeser and Mary (Dale) Mitchell, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Rolland "Pete", her sisters, Grace Handrick, Marie Feirer, Joyce Spencer, and Virginia Handrick, and her brothers, Norbert and Lavern Handrick. 

Funeral services for Gloria will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 809 S. Commercial St., Neenah.  Visitation will be at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established for the American Heart Association or Kathy's House.  

Donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
2850 Dairy Drive Suite 300, Madison WI 53718
Tel: 1-608-709-4930

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