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Michelle Amy (Weir) Peterson

June 4, 1982 ~ July 5, 2013 (age 31)

   Michelle Amy Peterson, 31, of Quincy, died at 4:37 p.m. Friday (July 5, 2013 in her home.

   Born June 4, 1982 in Quincy, Michelle was the daughter of Ron and Valerie Smith Weir. She married Christopher Peterson on November 17, 2009 in Maui, Hawaii. He survives.

   Michelle was a member of the Church of Christ in Quincy. She enjoyed the outdoors and loved  being active by camping, boating and swimming and earned a black belt in Karate. Michelle also loved art and took online classes with the Chicago Art Institute.

   A 2000 graduate of Quincy High School, Michelle received her associate degree from John Wood Community College and her Associate in Applied Science degree from St. Louis Community College at Meremac.  She had worked as an Occupational Therapist at Hannibal Regional Hospital.

   Survivors include her husband, Chris; her parents, Ron and Valerie Weir of Quincy; a sister, Janelle Weir of Quincy; mother in law, Roxanne Peterson of Quincy; maternal grandparents, Keith and Darlene Smith of Pittsfield, IL; paternal grandparents, Bob and Velma Weir of Pleasant Hill, IL; grandmother in law, LaVerne See of Hannibal, MO; a brother in law, Kyle Petersen (Patricia) of South Lake, TX; a sister in law, Dena Baginski (Radoslaw) of Chicago, IL; three nieces, Anita, Alexa and Kerissa; two uncles, David Smith (Terry) of Jacksonville, IL and Stan Weir of Pleasant Hill, IL; two aunts, Cindi Schoenherr (John) and Amy Boltz both of Pittsfield, IL; and several cousins.

   Cremation rites have been accorded to Michelle.  Memorial services will be held Thursday morning at 11:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.

   Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Thursday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Michelle Peterson Memorial Fund.
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