TUCSON, Ariz. - Rosalie M. Peterson Tonkin died Aug. 9, 2012, at home with loved ones, and her beloved rescue greyhound Ebony. She was born in Escanaba on Oct. 3, 1927, to Cecilia and Olaf Peterson.
Rosalie was preceded in death by her son, Tom Tonkin.
She is survived by daughter, Lynn Tonkin of Tucson, Ariz.; stepson, Perry (Monty) Wood; grandchildren, Paula Rapp, Felipe (wife, Jennifer) Lundin, Kristen (husband, Greg) Bowen, Joshua (wife, Kristie) Hechman, Clarissa Wood, Sandra Wood, Kathleen Wood; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
Rosalie M. Peterson Tonkin
A memorial service will take place Aug. 20 at East Lawn Palms Chapel, 1 p.m., with burial to follow.
In lieu of Flowers, donations to Casa De La Luz Hospice, Arizona Greyhound Rescue, or charity of choice.