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Sandra Sue "Sandy" (Gray) Peterson

April 15, 1944 ~ November 17, 2020 (age 76)

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Sandra S. Peterson,  age 76 of Defiance, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at Brookview Healthcare Center in Defiance, Ohio.   
She was born on April 15, 1944 to James and Mae (Uetterling) Gray in Defiance, Ohio. Sandy was a 1962 graduate of Defiance High School. On July 7, 1962 she married Gerald Peterson, who preceded her in death on June 7, 1999. Sandy was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, and VFW #3360 Auxiliary. She worked as a surgical assistant for several years at Defiance Hospital. Sandy enjoyed fishing and crocheting, but most of all spending time with her grandchildren.
Sandy is survived by her two sons, Jeff Peterson of Defiance, and John Peterson of Tennessee. She also leaves behind seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.  
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Gerald Peterson, Jr., her daughter, Jennifer Jo Peterson, and three grandchildren.
There will be no visitation or services at this time. Schaffer Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. 
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