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Lois Joy Peterson

June 11, 1933 ~ November 7, 2018 (age 85)

Lois Joy Peterson


Lois passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 2:00 am in her home in Meridian, Idaho. She was 85 years of age, a loving wife, and mother of 7 children, 21 grandchildren, and 26 great grandchildren.


Lois was born in Longview, Washington on June 11, 1933 to parents, Leonard Franklin Allen and Maud (Dunn) Allen. She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Ethel Jones and Shirley Wallace. Her daughter, Suzanne Faw, also preceded her in death. Her only brother Arthur Allen lives in Vancouver Washington.


Lois married Clarence Harold Peterson, Jr. on May 11, 1953, later having 7 children, Daniel Allen Peterson, Suzanne Faw, Mark Allen Peterson, Dianne Arnold, Michael Allen Peterson, Thomas Allen Peterson, and David Allen Peterson.

Lois was a valiant member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. Lois and Clarence served a senior mission in the Philippines from 1996 to 1998. Lois loved to share the gospel with everyone she met. Lois also loved to paint.  She mostly loved painting people.  Many of her children and grandchildren were her subjects.


Services will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 5555 North Locust Grove Avenue, Meridian, Idaho. The public viewing will begin at 2:00 pm followed by the funeral service at 3:00 pm. The grave will be dedicated on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery at 10100 Horseshoe Bend Road, Boise, Idaho.

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