Mikki L. Petersen, age 77, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at the Christian Park Village in Escanaba.
Mikki was born April 1, 1943, in Flint, Michigan, the daughter of Eberhardt and Dorothy (Montgomery) Petersen. Mikki graduated from Gladstone High School, and later went to work for Lake State Industries. She worked there as a foreman for 25 years until retiring in November of 2004. Mikki loved watching the Green Bay Packers football games, the Bucks basketball games, and also enjoyed doing the nursing home activities. She also made the best chocolate chip cookies. Time with her nieces and nephews was especially cherished, she loved to nurture them and play with them. Mikki was also a member of Memorial United Methodist Church. She will be deeply missed by so many.
Mikki is survived by her sisters Bonnie Brower of Escanaba, Eileen Collins of Escanaba, and Camilla Seely of Hot Springs, AK, brothers Phil (Virginia) Petersen of Gladstone and John (Mae) Petersen of Traverse City, and many nieces and nephews.
Mikki is preceded in death by her parents, brother-in-laws Kenneth Seely and Bernard Brower.
Mikki will be laid to rest in the Fernwood Cemetery in Gladstone. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Christian Park Village Activities Program. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Petersen family.