Elizabeth Ann Peterson of Washburn passed away peacefully on her 79th birthday, in Lake Nebagamon, WI, surrounded by her family. She was born January 14, 1942, in Ashland, the daughter of Albert and Angeline (Wroblewski) Peterson.

She graduated from high school and then went to work for Bayfield County Social Services. She worked there until her retirement in 1987. Elizabeth also was an EMT for the city of Washburn. She enjoyed classic country music, reading, and playing cards. Elizabeth loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her five children, Arlene (David) Niska, Alan Smith, Angeline (Walter) Moss, Sheila (John) Link, and Wayne Orlyn Lowe Jr; six grandchildren, Kyrie Kopala, Desiree Chlebecek, Justine Moss, Paul Link, Jesica Link, and Amaya Lowe; three great-grandchildren, Lottie, Kaya, and Porter; a brother, Kenny (Virginia) Peterson; a sister, Carol (Robert) Sutton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Anita Ann Smith; a brother, Richard Peterson; and a sister, Nancy Jones.

Services will be held at a later date.

To view this obituary online, sign the guestbook, express online condolences, and continue to look for service updates for Elizabeth at bratleyfamilyfuneralhomes.com

Arrangements are by the Bratley Funeral Home and Ashland Crematory Services.

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