Nancy Marie Petersen

November 05, 1934 - April 20, 2013

Nancy Marie Petersen

November 05, 1934 - April 20, 2013


Nancy Marie Petersen, age 78, passed away on April 20, 2013 in Bellingham, WA. She is preceded in death by her father, Ted McGinnis, mother, Marie Jackson Usitalo, step-mother, Audrey McGinnis, and step-father, Eino Usitalo. She is survived by her husband, Lloyd Petersen of Bellingham, sons; Jeff (Stephanie) Starkenburg of Bellingham and Brent (Micki) Starkenberg of Big Lake, AK, daughter Jill (Tim) Vannice of Penticton, BC, sons-in-law; Craig Petersen of Concrete, WA and Chris (Michelle) Petersen of San Diego, CA, 9 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. Nancy enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family and friends. Please share your thoughts and memories of Nancy at

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A memorial service and reception will be held on Friday April 26th at 11:00 AM in the chapel at Greenacres Memorial Park, 5700 Northwest Dr., Ferndale, WA.

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7 responses to Nancy Marie Petersen

  1. Dear Auntie Nancy thank you for the memories I will always have and cherish forever. You had a warmth about you that always made me feel welcomed and loved your spirit will live with all of those whose lives you have touched. You will always be a shining star in my sky. I will miss you always. Jeff, Jill and Brent and your families I wish you peace and comfort your mama/grandma was a strong beautiful woman whose laugh I will always hear when I think of her, I hope you do too. So sorry I cant be with you at her service but my thoughts will be. Love always, Wendy and family

  2. Rita Perry says:

    To the loving Husband,Sons,Daughter,Family & Friends may I offer my sympathy in the painful loss of your dear Nancy.She will be sorely missed by all who knew & loved her..Hopefully you will be comforted by these Verses from the Bible: Psalms34:18 “JEHOVAH IS NEAR TO THOSE THAT ARE BROKEN AT HEART, AND THOSE WHO ARE CRUSHED IN SPIRIT HE SAVES”

  3. Good bye to a wonderful cousin. Our lunches together were fun-it was nice connecting with you again after years of not seeing each other. Thanks to Aunt Dorothy and Marsha. We will miss you much. Thank you for setting a good example for all of us! Praying that God will bring peace to your family through the difficult days ahead.

  4. Dianne Ross says:

    What a great lady and sister you are. You always have a sweet smile of love and kind words. You will be missed so much. We will have lots of laughs when we see each other again.. I love you. A mothers love can’t be measured.. You loved on your kids as a great example for us all.

  5. The Coles says:

    We will miss you greatly Nancy, you have been a big part of our life for so long! We are relieved that you are finally at peace after this arduous journey. Love Wendy, Zachary and Rhett

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