Born and raised in Cambridge, Elaine loved her family, her friends, the cabin on Snaptail Lake and a good laugh. She was greatly appreciated by those who knew her and will be deeply missed.
Elaine was preceded in death by her parents Elmer and Agnes Raymetz and her sister Ruth. Survived by loving husband of 61 years Wayne Peterson; children Keith (Julie) Peterson of Cambridge, Dale (Sarah) Peterson of Chanhassen, Tedd Peterson of Rockford, MN (and Gretchen Lieb), Sara (Ronn) Kreps of Minneapolis; grandchildren Kyle (Kari) Peterson, Rachel (Matt) Karel, Sam and Grace Peterson, Mary, Suzanne and Ryken Kreps; great-grandchildren Aaron and Brynna Peterson; sisters Lois, Joyce and Shirley; many other wonderful relatives and friends.
A memorial service was held Thursday, July 26 at First Baptist Church, Cambridge. Memorials preferred to Young Life.