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Bernard Charles Peterson

Frankfort, Benzie County, Michigan, USA
Death 10 Sep 2012 (aged 65)
Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, USA
Burial Bear Lake Township, Manistee County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 100020299 · View Source
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Bernard "Bernie" Charles Peterson, 65, of Onekama, died Monday, September 10, 2012, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. He was born November 10, 1946, in Frankfort, the son of Gordon and Dorothy (Blanchard) Peterson.

Bernie worked as a truck driver for many years, working first for Lakeview Orchards and later for Beckman Production Service. In his spare time, Bernie enjoyed putting together model cars and watching the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions.

Bernie is survived by: his children, Jim (Marie) Peterson of Lowell, Tim (Debbie Miehlke) Peterson of Bear Lake, Tammy (Jamie) Dunham of Thompsonville, and Patty Peterson of Bear Lake; 8 grandchildren, Alyshia Peterson, Jayme Peterson, Grant Peterson, Brandon Peterson, Maggie Peterson, Daisa Fowler, Moriah Fowler and Joredahn Peterson; 3 great-grandchildren; his sister, Jeanette Iverson; and several nieces and nephews.

Bernie was preceded in death by: his parents; his special friend, Sylvia Sedelmaier; and his brother, Robert Peterson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM, Thursday, September 13, 2012, at the Terwilliger Funeral Home, in Kaleva, with Pastor Alvin "Al" Knutson officiating. Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 6-8 PM at the funeral home.

The Terwilliger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.




  • Created by: Jerry Bridges
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100020299
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bernard Charles Peterson (10 Nov 1946–10 Sep 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100020299, citing Fairview Cemetery South Annex, Bear Lake Township, Manistee County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Jerry Bridges (contributor 47788148) .