Alicia Pease Peterson, 87, of Maricopa, Arizona passed away on Monday November 27 th , 2023. Alicia was born on February 15 th , 1936, in Thatcher, AZ to William Theodore Pease and Phoebe Allred Pease.
Alicia was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout her life. She worked for Wells Fargo for 10 + years as a silver bullet and retired in 2004. Alicia loved to write poems and was an artist who could paint beautiful pictures. She loved to draw horses, she liked to crochet, embroider, make beaded jewelry and scrapbook. She absolutely loved genealogy and trying to figure out how she was related to somebody. Alicia was very patriotic and loved her country. She loved to study maps and liked to visit pretty places in the United States. One of her favorite sites was the beautiful trees and fresh air of the Pacific Northwest, where she settled and raised her family.
She was the most amazing, loving, and truly caring mother to not only her children, but their friends and even their pets throughout the years. She is survived by her daughters, Kelly (Dale) and Lynda (Todd). Sons, Glenn and Matthew (Kalia), 20 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her two brothers and three sisters whom she adored, her loving son Richard Palmer and his beautiful wife, Angela, her first husband, Gene Palmer, second husband Robert Kreger, and her third husband Joseph Van Peterson, whom she was sealed in the Mesa Arizona Temple in 2004 and will be laid to rest next to on Friday December 8 th , 2023. She enjoyed a full, long life and left this world peacefully.
A graveside service will take place at 12:00 noon at the Lakeside Cemetery 1265 Larson Rd, Lakeside, AZ 85929