Doris J Peterson

Doris Jean Peterson, 87, passed away May 19, 2013. Visitation will be held Saturday, May 25th at Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home from 9:30- 10:30 with the funeral service at 10:30. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3846 W. 75th St, Prairie Village, KS 66208 or Church of the Nazarene, 742 N. Nettleton Ave, Bonner Springs, KS 66012.
Doris was born in Salina, KS to Glenn and Helen Bergsten. She graduated from Junction City High School and married Leonard Peterson on June 11, 1948 and together they moved to Kansas City in 1955. Doris worked as a cafeteria supervisor to send their girls through college and retired in 1979. She was very active in the Church of the Nazarene Church of Bonner Springs. Doris enjoyed yard work, cleaning, knitting, cooking, and took great pride in taking care of her family.
Doris is preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Peterson; her parents; a daughter, Cynthia Peterson and brother, Dale Bergsten. She is survived by her daughters, Janice (Dennis) Paterson of Lenexa, KS and Marilyn (Gary) Bergman of Bethany, OK; brother, Glenn Roland (Ann) Bergsten; grandsons, Charles Paterson, Jeremy Paterson, Peter (Britni) Bergman, and John (Keeley) Bergman; granddaughter, Sarah Paterson; great-grandsons, Maliq, Noah, and Jayden Paterson; and great- granddaughters, Alexis and Baylee Paterson, and Hannah Bergman.
Fond memories and condolences may be left for Doris at, as arrangements are under the direction of Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, 701 N. 94th Street, Kansas City, KS 66112.
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