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Kristine Peterson, 68, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away August 8, 2022 at home surrounded by her family from stomach cancer. She was born March 10, 1954 in Salina, KS to Heinrich and Frieda Goedecke. Kris was an animal lover, who loved family gatherings, going to the movies, shopping, K-State games, and getting together with friends and her “Girlfriends” group. She was a kind and beautiful person inside and out and had the biggest heart.
She is survived by her husband of 45 years Brad Peterson; son Chad Peterson and wife Victoria, of Overland Park, Kansas; daughter Abby Forsythe and wife Carrie, of Shell Knob, Missouri; her sister Heike Daily of Salina, Kansas; brother Klaus Goedecke, of Huntington Beach, California. Kris is also survived by her grandchildren, who lovingly referred to her as “Omi”, Ellie and Adelyn Peterson and Peter Forsythe; along with numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews who called her “Neener”.
A Celebration of Life Party will be held at a later date. Donations and memorial contributions may be made to any local non-kill animal shelter and humane societies in Kris’s name and honor.