Shirley Mae (Winquist) Peterson, 82, of Cecil, passed away peacefully, just short of her 83rd birthday, on July 30, 2016, while surrounded by her family. She was born to the late Edwin and Elizabeth (Mehner) Winquist on Aug. 9, 1933, in Kearsarge, Michigan.
On Dec. 11, 1952, in Detroit, Shirley was united in marriage to James R. Peterson, who preceded her in death.
Shirley is survived by their five children, Dorothy (Daniel) Kaminski, Dale (Deb) Peterson, Joseph (Tami) Peterson, Donna (Doug) Dreger and John (Laurie) Peterson; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Jack (Jean) Winquist, of Kearsarge.
She is preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and her son, James R. Peterson Jr.
A private family memorial service was held with the Rev. John Laatsch officiating.
A memorial fund has been established and may be sent in care of Swedberg Funeral Home, 518 W. Fifth St., Shawano, WI 54166.