Joan Peterson, of Porter, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2007 at
Northwestern Hospital, Chicago. She was 71.
She was born Jan. 8, 1936 in Anaconda, Mont., the daughter of John and
Florence (Homlund) Podobnik, both of whom preceded her in death.
She was married to Fred G. Peterson, who survives in Porter.
She is also survived by a son, Charles Peterson, three daughters, Cheryl
Peterson, Danette (Jon) Dalton, Vicky (Tim) Silhavy; two brothers, John and
Joseph Podobnik; a sister, Deborah (Michael) Kunkle; eight grandchildren,
Lanna, Dana, Dalton, Michael, Ryan and Stephen Peterson, Alicia and William
She was a home maker. Joan was an avid bowler for years.
A memorial service, Fr. Lawrence Heeg officiating, will be at 10 a.m.
Saturday, June 23 at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.
Cremation Heritage Crematory, Portage.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials for Joan may be made to the American Lung Association or to the
Visiting Nurse Association.