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Willa Joan Peterson

Willa Joan Peterson, one month old daughter of Paul and Mika (Tibbs) Peterson, of Dupree, SD, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the IHS Hospital in Eagle Butte, SD.

Funeral services for Willa were held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the United Methodist Church in Faith, SD.  Burial was held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon at the Dupree Cemetery in Dupree, SD.

My flesh and my heart may fail but God is the strength of my heart. Psalm 73:26

Lucky for having her in their lives to love are her parents Paul and Mika, brothers Parker, Dawson, Riley and Calder, Gramma Kathy and Grampa Harvey McPherson, Papa Mike Tibbs, Gramma Joey and Grampa Gary Peterson, Great Aunt Jeri Lemke, Aunt Jami and Uncle Jim Sheridan and Dalton, Shari and Katie Rose, Uncle Shawn Tibbs and Aunt Steph Kuemper and Jordyn and Cayle, Uncle Matt and Aunt Lynn Peterson and Anna, Aubrey and Claire, Aunt Neilie and Uncle Doug Goodwin, Uncle Kevin and Aunt Marca Tibbs Will, Uncle Brian and Aunt Jody McPherson and Bradyn and Molly, Uncle Brad McPherson and Brady and Breckin,and many other aunts, uncles, cousins and honorary family.  She was met in heaven by her brother Mason and other loving family members who had gone before her but never had a chance to meet her. 

Please consider donations in Willa’s memory to the following that helped us while we tended to our sweet baby, provided support and celebrated her life: Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Dakota, Wonderfully Made Baskets and Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network.

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