A private family graveside service will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watertown, with Rev. Ron Kral of Christ United Methodist Church officiating. Memorials, if desired, would be appreciated to Hospice of the Valley – 9435 W. Peoria Ave. Peoria, AZ 85345-6479 or Trinity United Methodist Church- 3104 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85051 in her name.
Adeline Violet Froelich was born on September 22, 1913 the daughter of Charles and Emma Froelich in Grelton. On November 24, 1938 she married Robert Peterson. He preceded her in death on January 29, 1971.
She was a familiar face in the kitchens at Northwester College and Riverside Middle School. Adeline continued to work in the school system in Glendale, AZ retiring at age 80. She was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church.
She is survived by her children: Ken (Kathy) Peterson of Watertown, Karen (Mike) Theder of Phoenix, AZ, and Scott (Brenda) Peterson of Glendale, AZ, seven grandchildren: Penny (Gene) Jacobson, Carrie (Ron) Zamzow, Bob (Jody) Peterson, Brent Theder, Andrea (Russell) Bradbury, Janelle (Tobby) Ames, Scott Peterson, Jr., ten great grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Adeline was the last member of her immediate family.
She was further preceded in death by three brothers, Herb, Alvin, Raymond, and a granddaughter Jenny Theder.
The Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.