The Lusk Herald
December 15, 2010
Fern Mildred (Culver) Peterson
Fern Mildred (Culver) Peterson, 88, passed away Dec. 7, 2010, at the Niobrara Health and Life Center in Lusk. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at the Congregational Church in Lusk, with Pastor Mark Lohr officiating.
She was born in Casper, Wyo., Feb. 26, 1922 to Lafe and Cathryn (Ferrell) Culver, oldest of seven children. She graduated from High School in Rock Springs, Wyo. in 1939. She married Carl Herbert Peterson on July 14, 1940. To this union was born Karla (Randy) Smith, Judi (Dennis) Fogle, Jim (Becki) Peterson, and Denis (Val) Peterson.
Fern was President of the PTA, an avid golfer, member of the Church of Christ, loved animals (especially sheep), and had a good sense of humor.
She worked for many years with the public: at Gambles, The Clothes Horse, Ben Franklin, Coast to Coast, and The Paw Shoppe.
Fern was preceded in death by her parents, husband Carl, sisters Paula and Carmen, brother Denis, and granddaughter Veronica Almazan. She is survived by her brothers Lafe (Anita) Culver of Troutdale, Ore., Aaron (Faye) Culver of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Tom (Claudette) Culver of Torrington, Wyo.; her children; ten grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews who she thought the world of.
Memorials in Fern's honor may be made to the Niobrara Senior Center, PO Box 928, Lusk, WY 82225.
Pier Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Veronica Judy Almazan (October 1, 1962 - August 11, 2009)Cathryn Berta (December 24, 1924 - October 12, 2004)Cathryn Rose Culver (January 6, 1902 - June 14, 1976)Faye Arlene Culver (January 21, 1934 - September 17, 2012)Lafe Elmer Culver (August 1, 1901 - January 18, 2000)Lafe Ferrell Culver (December 20, 1926 - January 25, 2014)Evan William Ferrell (August 2, 1892 - March 3, 1952)Debra Lee Malmborg (December 15, 1950 - December 27, 2002)Paula M. Malmborg (April 24, 1930 - February 27, 1997)Kenneth Scott McAllister (May 9, 1912 - April 23, 1963)Alice Amanda Nesthus (November 19, 1899 - November 8, 1978)Louis Olsen Nesthus (January 29, 1887 - March 19, 1945)Bert Peterson (September 17, 1893 - December 26, 1954)Carl Herbert Peterson (March 20, 1918 - July 31, 2000)Senja Matilda Peterson (March 27, 1899 - July 27, 1980)Bruce Alan Wasson (January 7, 1955 - February 19, 1955)Jeremy Jason Wasson (December 28, 1975 - April 26, 2015)Stanley G. Wasson (October 14, 1927 - November 30, 1998)Tara Jae Wasson (March 16, 1982 - September 27, 1998)
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