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Mary Helen Peterson, 87

Mary Helen Peterson (nee Goodlad), age 87, died on May 23, 2008 in Mounds View, Minn.

She was born July 13, 1920 in Stanton Township, Wis., the daughter of George and Della Goodlad. She graduated from New Richmond High School. She was a beloved mother, grandmother and Grandy.

She was preceded in death by her parents; aunts and uncles; Mayme and Bill Coutts and Mommie and Bill Hansen; also by other uncles and cousins.

She is survived by daughter, Nicole Humphrey; grandson, Tony Valentinetti; beloved great-grandson, Nicolas Valentinetti; great-granddaughter, Antonia Valentinetti; brother, Dr. George Wm. Goodlad; sister, Bettie Wild; sister-in-law, Rosalie Goodlad and Wally Peterson; also many nieces, nephews and friends; loved and faithful companion, Boots; special friends, Marilyn Brims, Renae Mitling, Theresa Berset-Klis and Mary Lieser.

She touched the lives of many. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. A special thank you to the staff at Presbyterian Home Health care for their wonderful care and support.

We will celebrate her life on Thursday, June 5, 2008, 11 a.m. at Chapel of Angels at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church, 835 2nd Ave N.W., New Brighton, Minn. Visitation one hour prior to service in the church Plazza.

Arrangement by Bradshaw Funeral Home 4600 Greenhaven Drive White Bear, Minn.