Lee received his crown of glory on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at the age of 91. He was born in Wisconsin, November 28, 1923, the son of the late Ruby and Berger Peterson. He loved his Lord, his family and his music.
He is survived by: his children, Diane (Robert) Dowding, Carol Peterson, James Peterson, Edwin (Lori) Peterson, Richard Peterson; 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law, Donald Groetzinger and David Meerman; and sister-in-law, Martha Whiting. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Bernice, and son, Allen Peterson.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 501 W. Saginaw St., Lansing, with Pastor Travis Downs officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.