Sandra Peterson

                    July 27, 1942  -  December 19, 2011

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DURHAM: Sandra Peterson, age 69, died on Dec 19 at the Hillcrest Convalescent Center in Durham, NC. She was born in Decatur, Illinois on July 27, 1942 to Don and Virginia (Hockaday) Brooks. In 1964, she received a BA in English Education from the University of Illinois, married Dennis Peterson, and moved to Lexington, Kentucky. Sandra taught English at the Frankfort city high school and in 1966, moved to Boulder, Colorado with her husband, who worked for IBM, Corporation. In 1969, they moved to Coral Springs, Florida and there adopted a baby boy, Eric. Sandra taught school and was active in her church and local charities. In 1979, she received a B.S. degree in computer Science from Florida Atlantic University and took a computer programmer position with IBM, Corporation. In 1994, she moved to Hillsborough, NC. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, Kiwanis Club, FreedomWorks, the Republican Party (Right to life), and friends of Orange County Public Libraries in Hillsborough. Sandra was preceded in death by her parents and her son, Eric. She is survived by her adopted daughter Graciela Montero, and granddaughter Grecia Esparza. Memorials can be given to Faith Alliance Church, 1309 Umstead Road, Durham, NC 27712.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 7, 2011 2:00 p.m. at Faith Alliance Church in Durham, NC.
The family is being assisted in Durham by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be made at www.clementsfuneralservice.com .



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Born: July 27, 1942

Death: December 19, 2011


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