In Memory

Corinne Peterson (Surface) VIEW PROFILE

Corinne Jeanette Surface passed away peacefully on September 8 in Greeley, Colorado. She was born in McPherson, Kansas on May 21, 1942 to Ambrose and Dorothy (Olson) Peterson and grew up there. She received her cosmetology license from Sydney's Hairdressing College in Hutchinson, Kansas and owned Curls by Corinne beauty salon for 40 years. She was married to David Lynn Surface on June 9, 1962; they recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary. Corinne was a mother of two, a 4-H project leader, a cub scout den mother, played in the Ladies' Bell Choir and was very active in Trinity Lutheran Church in McPherson.

She and David retired and moved to Greeley, Colorado in 2003. Corinne became active in Our Savior's Lutheran Church, in the Greeley Senior Center, and was also a reading tutor at Frontier Academy. She loved sewing, cooking, camping in the mountains of Colorado with her family, reading many books, and of course her dear cats.

She was predeceased by her parents Ambrose and Dorothy, her grandparents, and aunts and uncles. Corinne is survived by her husband David Lynn Surface, sister Kathleen Peterson of Indiana, sister Gloria Brown (Charlie) of Indiana, brother Victor Peterson of Arizona, son Daryl of Iowa, daughter Deb (Norm) of Florida, and grandchildren Zack Pyle, Matt Pyle, Randy Surface, Jessie Surface, and Kyle Surface.

Memorial gifts may be made to any of the Humane Society of Weld County (620 42nd St., Evans, CO 80620), High Plains Library District Foundation (2650 W. 29th St., Greeley, CO 80631), and Our Savior's Lutheran Church.

Services will be held at Our Savior's Lutheran Church (1800 21st Ave., Greeley, CO 80631, (970) 352-4816) on Thursday, September 14, at 2 p.m

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