Beverly Elaine ‘Ginger’ Peterson, age 83, died Friday August 27, 2021 at Dove Healthcare in Osseo, WI.

Ginger was born October 10, 1937 in Fairchild WI to Walter and Almeda (Atherton) Peterson.

After earning her GED, Ginger went to Highland College in Freeport IL where she received her CNA certifications. She worked for many years in nursing care particularly at Pineview Nursing Home in Black River Falls.

Ginger had a colorful life, full of adventures including a Gulf Cruise with one of her sons, Mark. She made friends wherever she travelled. She was an enthusiastic, amateur artist. She loved to laugh. She approached life with a great sense of humor. Her legacy will live on with stories to be told and remembered.

Surviving Beverly are her sons Mark Lockemy of Eau Claire WI and Mike (Pam) Lockemy of Augusta; her grandchildren Tiffany (Chris) Miller of Florida, Derek (Dani) Warren of Minnesota and Michael Lockemy also of Minnesota; her great-granddaughter Victoria Warren.

She was preceded in death by her mother Almeda Atherton.

A funeral service for Beverly will be Wednesday September 1, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the Buswell Funeral Home, 106 S. Second St., in Black River Falls. Pastor Elden Simonson will officiate with burial immediately following the service at the Curtis Cemetery off Old Stage Road, Humbird/Alma Center. Friends may call on the family during a Visitation from 1:00 – 2:00, one hour before the service also at the Funeral Home.

The Buswell Funeral Home in Black River Falls is serving the family, (715) 284-2231.

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