Carol A Peterson

Carol A Peterson, born September 2, 1936, in Milwaukee, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on February 18, 2014, at the age of 77.

She is survived by her beloved husband, Lee; her brother, Tom Hagen (Joan); her sons, Joseph and David Schulz; grandchildren, Lindsay and Alex; and great-granddaughter, Brooklyn.

Carol worked as a lifeguard at the City Beach in Oconomowoc as a teenager, as well as at the old LaBelle Theater, Handyside Drugs (Tobinís), Quality Aluminum and finally at the Waukesha County Courthouse.

Carol loved art, nature and long, scenic drives. She was an active member of her church (Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran in Watertown) and enjoyed going regularly.

Visitation and services were held at the Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc, on Saturday, February 22.

Memorials to Retzer Nature Center or to the family are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at