Twyla Jean Petersen

February 3, 1947 - May 16, 2019

Twyla J. Petersen, 72, of a longtime resident of St. Charles and most recently living at Carroll Tower.  She was born February 3, 1947, in Beloit, Wisconsin the daughter of Howard and Doris (Lee) Norman. 

Twyla was raised in a big family in Beloit, WI.  She continued her education in Milwaukee graduating with a diploma in nursing.  Following her marriage, she moved to St. Charles.  Twyla was a skilled and passionate nurse administrator.  She was employed at Delnor Community Hospital for many years and completed her career at Fox Valley Medicine.  Twyla was tough but very caring, she loved her family, but mostly loved being a grandmother; she was very good at being “Nana”.  

She is survived by her, three daughters, Teresa Mendoza, Sara Ndonga, and Alicia Petersen; four grandchildren, Juliet, Jacquelyn, Josephine Ndonga and Cooper Mendoza; her siblings, Howard (Pat) Norman, Carol (Richard) Swain, Gerry Kallas, Patti (James) Wilke, Julienne Applebaum, Ronald (Bonnie) Norman, Kris (Sheri) Norman

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brother James Norman. 

Visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Moss Family Funeral Home 100 South Third Street St. Charles, IL.

Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at St. Patrick Parish, 400 Cedar Street St. Charles, IL.

Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Patrick Catholic Church 6N487 Crane Road St. Charles, IL 60175.

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