Arlene E. “R” Peterson (nee Proper), 80, of Lemont and formerly of LaGrange Park, died on Feb. 21, 2016 at King Bruweart House in Burr Ridge. 

She retired in 1998 from Cermak Realty in LaGrange Park where she had been an underwriter for 25 years. She enjoyed playing games of chance, gardening and traveling. 

Ms. Peterson is survived by her husband, Charles “Chuck” Peterson; her daughter, Sharon (Mark) Duffek; her grandchildren, Jamie and C.J. Duffek; and her brother, Ralph Proper. 

Services have been held. Interment was at Glen Oak Cemetery. Memorial donations are appreciated to St. Thomas Hospice, 119 E. Ogden Ave., Suite 111, Hinsdale, Illinois 60521.

Johnson Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.