Beulah Rose Peterson

Thursday, February 28, 2019
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Beulah Rose Peterson, age 93, passed away peacefully Feb. 17, 2019 in her daughter’s home with the love of her family and friends surrounding her.

Beulah was born in Belfry, Montana to Hazel and Matt Brown on Aug. 18, 1925. She grew up in the Clarks Fork Valley. She went to the Belfry school and a short time at the Bridger school graduating in 1943. After high school Beulah went to nurses training at Carroll College and St. Vincent’s School of Nursing during WW II. 

Beulah married Leo Peterson on Nov. 9, 1946 who preceded her in death in 2016. To their union of marriage was born Linda, Dianne, Lowell, Lyle, Lee and Brenda. They raised their family in Bridger and moved to Red Lodge where they spent their semi-retirement years. 

Beulah had a living relationship with God and an open home to the ministry. She had a thirst for knowledge, loved listening and reading, especially loved reading the Bible. She loved her family and friends. She loved to cook and entertain whoever came to visit. She started the day with a wonderful breakfast where everyone enjoyed conversation around the kitchen table. 

Her specialty was her fresh baked pies. 

Beulah is survived by children Linda, Dianne, Lowell (Lou), Lyle (Karla) and Brenda (Steve); 14 grandchildren who all called her Gran (Dixie, Tracy, Michelle, Ben, Tricia, Sonya, Justin, Grant, Jess, Jerri, Clint, Landon, Lindsay, Luke); 18 great grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren; brother Bill, 6 sisters-in-law and 4 brothers-in-law. She was preceded in death by her husband Leo, son Lee, great granddaughter Alyssa, parents (Matt and Hazel Brown), in-laws (Harry and Edith Peterson), brothers Ed, Verne and Matt and 4 sisters-in-law and 2 brothers-in-law.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Smith Funeral Chapel, 315 E. 3rd St., Laurel, Montana. Burial will follow in the Bridger Cemetery, Bridger, Montana. A luncheon will be served at the Bridger grade school following the graveside service.


Upcoming Events

  • Friday, August 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Monday, August 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Now Group meets at the Bridger United Methodist Church, 222 W. Broadway (west entrance of church) Tuesday at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.
  • Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, August 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.

The Carbon County News

Street Address:

11 N. Broadway, Red Lodge, MT 59068

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 970, Red Lodge, MT 59068

Phone: 406-446-2222

Fax: 406-446-2225

Toll-Free: 800-735-8843

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