Obituary of Viva Peterson
Mrs. Viva Beth Peterson, age 67 a resident of Auburndale passed away Tues. April 10, 2018. Mrs. Peterson was born Aug. 29, 1950 to Albert Joel and Ida Belle (Dennis) Cooprider. She was a resident of Auburndale for 60 yrs. and graduated from Auburndale High School Class of 1968. Viva retired from Commercial Carrier after 19 yrs. and then retired after 3 yrs. from Alpine Engineering as the Admin. Assistant. She attended Berea Baptist Church of Auburndale, was an avid reader and a member of the Miniature Guild of Lakeland. She enjoyed baking & decorating cakes, building dioramas and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 brothers – Joel & Pat and 1 sister – Jean.
Viva is survived by her loving family;
Husband of 47 yrs.: Larry Peterson of Auburndale
3 Sons: Joel (Sylvia) Peterson of Lakeland
Jeremy (Ashley) Peterson of Auburndale
Larry L. Peterson of Lakeland
Daughter: Carrie (Brad) Dickerson of Auburndale
Sister: Shirley (Shannon) Terry of Polk City
6 Grandchildren: Madalyn, Bryanna, Brandon, Krislyn, Brogen
A memorial service will be 11 AM Monday, April 16, 2018 at Kersey Funeral Home.