IRON MOUNTAIN - Joan Peters, 83, of Iron Mountain, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Hyland Nursing Home in Iron Mountain.
She was born March 1, 1929, in Norway, to the late Joseph and Elsie (Backlund) Guiliani. Joan married Clifford Peters and he preceded her in death in 1989.
Joan was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall of Kingsford. She loved to crochet and read. Joan also loved to go to weddings so that she could dance the polka and also enjoyed listening to country music.
She is survived by two daughters, Joan Ellen (Chris) Salli and Janice Peters; three grandchildren, Sunshine, Robert, and Francis Peters; two great-grandchildren, Lance and Carson Peters; one sister, Gloria Sleik; one brother-in-law, Frank Matousek; one sister-in-law, Theresa Guiliani; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins, as well as special aunt, Anne Guiliani.
Along with her loving husband, Joan was preceded in death by one son, Ronald Peters; two brothers, Joseph and Robert Guiliani; one sister, Bernadette Matousek; and one brother-in-law, Douglas Sleik Sr.
Private family services were held.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Joan or leave a condolence for her family online at JacobsFuneralHomes.com
The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain to honor Joan's legacy of life.