Barbara Lee Willman Peterson (1924-2020)


Born in Woodland, CA, Barbara died at the family ranch in College City, California in the home she dearly loved, surrounded by blooming almond trees and the love of her family.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Winston Roy Peterson, and her daughter, Meredith Anne Putman.  She is survived by her loving son, Winston R. Peterson (Julie), granddaughters Tennley Putman (Ryan Matthews), Elan Gibson (Paul), and Lauren Putman, her great grandchildren, Hannah and Madison May, and Charlie and Sammy Gibson.

She is also survived by her dear sister, Shirley Cecil, and niece Suzi Kinkle (Doug), nephew John Cecil (Tara), and her grandniece Nicole Kinkle Sohnrey (Alex), and grandnephew Matthew Kinkle.

Barbara is also survived by her dear cousins, with whom she grew up and stayed in constant contact with over these many  years:  Mary Aulman, Marian Kalfsbeek, and Bonnie Hoschler.

She led an active life enjoying quilting, painting, and playing bridge with friends.  She dearly loved spending time near Mendocino, shopping and enjoying wonderful food.

Barbara will be buried in the family plot in College City after a private family service.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Arbuckle Volunteer Fire Department. ■

Arrangements are under the direction of
 McNary-Moore Funeral Service – FD-410 • (530) 458-2111

03/11/2020 • WPR #2020-0337