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ALTA MAY PETERSON

1932 ~ 2021 (age 89)

Obituary

89, of Effingham, Illinois passed away at 2:22 PM Monday, May 10, 2021 at her residence.  She was born February 21, 1932 in Effingham, Illinois the daughter of Charles E. and Anna H. (Bushue) Peterson.
Visitation will be Monday, May 17, 2021 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM in the Swengel - O’Dell Funeral Home in Neoga, Illinois.  Burial will be in the Neoga Memorial Cemetery.
 Alta took great pleasure in spending quality time with family and friends.  She graduated from Effingham High School in 1950.  After devoting 42 years with Country Companies she retired to enjoy gardening and bus trips.
Ms. Peterson is survived by several nieces and nephews who hold her deep in their hearts.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Anna; sister, Helen (Georgie) Staggs; brothers, Joe (Mary) Peterson and Harold (Eileen) Peterson.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or HSHS Hospice Care of Effingham.
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Services

Visitation
Monday
May 17, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home, Inc.
520 Oak Avenue PO Box 339
Neoga, IL 62447

Funeral Service
Monday
May 17, 2021

1:00 PM
Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home, Inc.
520 Oak Avenue PO Box 339
Neoga, IL 62447

Donations

HSHS St. Anthony Hospice
Effingham IL 62401

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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