Posted: April 6th, 2016

Joan Peterson
1948 ~ 2016

Mrs. Joan Leonora Peterson, beloved wife of Len Peterson, passed away peacefully at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Sunday, April 3, 2016, at the age of 67 years. Along with Len, Joan leaves to cherish her memory three daughters, Gina (Neil) Powell of Lethbridge, Dana (Kent) Hunter of Edmonton and Susan (Greg) Bishop of Brisbane, Australia; step-son, Jesse (Jody) Peterson of Edmonton; twelve grandchildren; two brothers, one sister and numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Leo and Linda Gieser. Joan was born in Medicine Hat on August 12, 1948 to proud parents, Leo and Linda Gieser. Joan loved everything that life had to offer. Whether traveling, reading, golfing or ice fishing, she did it with a smile, and that smile was never more evident than when she was in the company of her family! Joan’s family wish to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the many health care professionals who have provided their caring assistance. A Celebration of Joan’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Saturday, April 9, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. with Life Celebrant Gerry Getz officiating. Private Interment will take place at a later date. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 124, 430 – 6 Avenue S.E., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 2S8 or to AJ’s Loan Cupboard, P.O. Box 45006, McKenzie Postal Outlet, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 7H3. Honoured to serve the family is

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455

Leave a Condolence