Deanna Marie Peterman, 78, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 at St. Francis Medical Center, Cape Girardeau, MO.
She was born Feb 18, 1941 in Chaffee, MO the daughter of Marvin and Lois Amos Eichhorn. She and Russell “Sam” Peterman were married Sept. 12, 1959 in Chaffee. Sam passed away Oct. 3, 2009.
Deanna worked for Sears and Roebuck for 30 years, retiring as a store manager. She was an avid golfer and served as the Treasurer for the Cape-Chip-Away’s Women’s Golf Club. Deanna was very involved with the Jaycees, she enjoyed many years as a cast member performing with the Jaycees Follies. After retirement, Deanna did volunteer work at the St. Francis Medical Center gift shop. She and Sam loved to dance, and she was quite the “Jitterbugger”. Deanna was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Loving survivors include three children, a daughter, Saundra Elliott (Mark) of O’Fallon, a son, Jeff Peterman (Kelly Nelson) of St. Louis, and a daughter, Robyn Turner of Cape Girardeau, two sisters, Carol Kelly and Janet Kay Eichhorn both of Cape, as well as seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents.
A celebration of life will be at the McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 10 am to 1 pm.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Cape Girardeau Senior Center, 921 Clark Street, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.
Sympathy messages may be sent to the family on-line at www.mccombsfuneralhome.com.
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Cape Girardeau Senior Center
921 N Clark St, Cape Girardeau MO 63701