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Christine Ann (Boyer) Peterson

March 11, 1951 ~ May 18, 2020 (age 69)


Christine Ann Peterson, age 69, of Battle Creek passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born March 11, 1951 in Battle Creek, Michigan the daughter of Leonard D. and Delores J. (Lawrence) Boyer. Christine was a graduate of Harper Creek High School.

Christine worked as a Medical Billing Specialist with Battle Creek Orthopedics for 20 years. Prior, she worked at Kelley Orthopedics in Battle Creek for many years.

Christine married James A. Peterson on June 6, 1970 in Battle Creek. She was a member of Minges Creek Athletic Club in Battle Creek. Christine enjoyed exercising, reading, traveling, being on the water, sitting by the swimming pool, going to car shows and spending winters in Arizona. She always looked forward to getting the family away to Northern Michigan. Christine loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, James A. Peterson of Battle Creek;  her daughters, Heather R. Peterson-Seeberger of Battle Creek and Brooke A.(Michael) Brittain of Battle Creek;  her sister, Sue E. (Larry) Finney of Battle Creek and her brother, Todd D. (Linda) Boyer of Bellevue;  her grandchildren, Morgan Seeberger,  Emma Zinke, Caden Seeberger and Remington Zinke. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be announced at a later date. Burial will take place at Oakridge Cemetery in Marshall.

Memorial contributions may be directed to University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center c/o Adult Bone Marrow Transplant and Acute Leukemia Clinic, 1540 E. Hospital Drive, SPC 4257  Floor 7, Reception B  Ann Arbor, MI 48109-4257.

Arrangements were entrusted to Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services, 2838 Capital Ave. SW, Battle Creek, Michigan 49015. Please visit to view the online obituary, to sign the online guestbook or to leave the family condolences.

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