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Renee Peterson

January 2, 1927 — October 29, 2022

Renee Marie Peterson, 95

Beloved Mother, Grandmother (G-Ma Pete), Great-Grandmother and Great-Great Grandmother, Renee Marie Peterson, 95, of Pinehurst, Idaho, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, on October 29, 2022 at the Schneidmiller Hospice House of Coeur d’ Alene.  She was born January 2, 1927 in Java, South Dakota; Renee was the daughter of Frank and Katherine (Minnearath) Karst.

Renee was united in marriage to Roy Peterson on September 26, 1944, in Rosholt, South Dakota.  Roy and Renee were married 72 years, before Roy’s passing in 2017.  They raised eight children together.

Renee loved and enjoyed her family, gardening, sewing, oil painting, fishing, traveling and pinochle.  She was a member of the St. Rita’s Catholic Church of Kellogg for 72 years.

She leaves behind her loving family- 7 children- Kathy Sprinkel (Gary-deceased) of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, Terisa Morgan (Gary) of Post Falls, Idaho, Betty Rauenhorst (Rick) of Pinehurst, Idaho, Royce Peterson (Gail) of Bullhead City, Arizona, Vince Peterson (Billie Jo) of Pinehurst, Idaho, Denise Peterson of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, Danny Peterson (Sue) of Kingston, Idaho and a special friend who was like a son to Renee- Dave Bauman of Pinehurst, Idaho;  21 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; she is also survived by numerous loving nieces and nephews.  Renee was preceded in death by her beloved husband Roy Peterson, a daughter Marlene Knotts, two granddaughters Sherrill Brown and Catherine Lowe, one great-grandson Branden Bergen and 5 brothers Ben, Francis, Joe, Ernest and Danny.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, November 11, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at the St. Rita’s Catholic Church of Kellogg with Father Jerome Montez serving as Celebrant.  Inurnment will be held at the Greenwood Cemetery of Kellogg.  A reception/luncheon will be held at the Church Fellowship Hall following services; everyone is welcome.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to the St. Rita’s Catholic Church, 27 Kellogg Ave., Kellogg, Idaho 83837.

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Memorial Mass

Friday, November 11, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Mountain time)

St. Rita's Catholic Church

25 Kellogg Ave, Kellogg, ID 83837

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