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• Oct 29, 2015 at 11:51 AM

Feb. 22, 1940 Dec. 20, 2007

NORWALK Marilyn J. Peterson, 67, of Norwalk died Thursday in Fisher-Titus Medical Center.

She was born Feb. 22, 1940 in Carey to the late Howard and Ruby J. (Via) Vinyard, and had lived most of her life in the Norwalk area.

She enjoyed bowling, fishing, reading and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons and daughter in law, Melvin D. and Karen Peterson and Gary W. Peterson both of Norwalk; a daughter, Julie C. Rhineberger and her companion Carla Williams; a daughter-in-law, Rebecca Peterson, of Norwalk; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and a sister and brother-in-law, Alice M. and Dale Draper of Florence, S.C.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewayne Peterson in 1993; a son, Rayme L. Peterson in 1992; brothers Don and Melvin Vinyard; and a great grand daughter.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to the time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday in Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main St., Norwalk. The Rev. Steve Payne will officiate. Burial will follow in Milan Cemetery.