Rosemary L. Peterson, 79 of Warrens passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2023 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, LaCrosse.  She was born on December 28, 1943 in Battle Creek, Michigan to John L. and Francis (Fliss) Henning.  Rosemary was united in marriage to Merlin J. Peterson on October 30th, 1990.  They resided in Warrens at their home.  Rosemary and Merlin took great pride in the appearance of their yard and home; gardening, flowers, and maintaining their lawn.  Merlin preceded her in death on June 23, 2007.  After Merlin’s passing, Rosemary remained at their home where she continued to care for her lawn and flowers. 

She is survived by her stepdaughter, Judith (Edwin) Gebhardt of Warrens, grandchildren, Selena (Chad) Meacham, Jered (Sara) Gebhardt, great grandchildren, Allegra, Lacey, Ryker, Brently, and Bryson.  She is further survived by other relatives, neighbors, and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and her one and only sibling, John B. Henning.

According to her wishes a private graveside service will be held in the Dannanvang Cemetery, Warrens.

Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be offered by visiting 

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