Antoinette L. ‘Toni’ Peterson

Antoinette L. Peterson of Waukesha was born to eternal life on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the age of 71 years. She was born in Milwaukee, the daughter of Salvatore and Cecelia Bruno. Toni married the love of her life, Tom Peterson, on April 20, 1968. She was a member of St. Anthony on the Lake Catholic Church. Toni enjoyed traveling, swimming and bowling. She had a love for all animals and was a great cook that loved to host parties and celebrate the Christmas holiday. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

Toni will be sadly missed by her husband, Tom, of 49 years; children, Derek Peterson of Waukesha, Kerri Peterson of Waukesha and Bradd Peterson of West Allis; grandchildren, Owen and Theodore; siblings, Joseph (Vicki) Bruno of Oconomowoc, Mary Beth (Jim) Koehler of Milwaukee, Paul (Jackie) Bruno of Whitefish Bay and Charles Bruno of Milwaukee; and her little dog, Benji.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A visitation for Toni will be held on Tuesday, May 23, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. A second visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 24, from 10 a.m. until the time of the 11 a.m. funeral Mass at St. Anthony on the Lake Catholic Church, W280-N2101 Prospect Ave., (Highway SS) Pewaukee, WI 53072. Burial will take place immediately following at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Toni’s name to the Humane Animal Welfare Society , 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188, would be appreciated.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.