Betty Jean Peterson, 83, died on September 4, 2012, at St. Peter’s Hospital in Olympia with her family by her side. She was born on March 2, 1929, in Elma, to Mike and Angela (Drazich) Jasper.
Betty married Lyle Peterson on September 18, 1954, in Aberdeen. He preceded her in death on September 21, 2008. She is survived by her brother, John Jasper, of Aberdeen; her sons, Gary, Mike (Linda), Carl (Martina) and Doug (Rita), all of Aberdeen; her daughters, Debbie (Bruce) Oleachea and Timmy (Hilario) Ontiveros. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren that she loved very much.
A memorial will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2012, at South Aberdeen Baptist Church in Aberdeen. A potluck reception will follow.