Terrie Lou Petersen was born and raised here in Battle Creek. She was born on January 15, 1962. Terrie went with the Lord at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Battle Creek on January 28, 2022. She is preceded by her parents, William D Wright and Betty J Carnell. She is survived by her 3 children, Tiffany R Petersen, Travis M Petersen (Taylor M Petersen), and Edward W Petersen (Dalon Foster). She is also survived by her 3 sisters, Patty Wright, Tammie Wright, and Teresea College. She was blessed with 4 grandchildren, 2 girls and 2 boys. She was cherished and loved by her family, friends, and community. She loved to go to the beach with family and grandkids, she loved to jam out to 70s and 80s. She had a talent for drawing, writing, and coloring. She loved to collect elephants, butterflies, and travel to go see lighthouses. Her all time favorite activity to do was play Yahtzee. She would play Yahtzee any time of the day rather it is night or day, didn’t matter what time. Most of her life she was a great caregiver to many people. She would bring people off the streets into her home to help get them back on their feet. It would range from children to adults. It didn't matter, she tried to help who she could. She was a bus driver for Dean’s Transportation here in Battle Creek. She was loved by all her kids that picked up or dropped off to and from school. She was always trying to make everyone’s day even if they were having a bad day; always had a smile on her face. She would love to have a good time by going to the casino with her sister or going out to a bar to just relax and dance. Her favorite all time activity to do was spend time with her grandkids. She would love to take them to the zoo, the park, go see the airplanes fly in, or take them to the beach, always had ideas to keep them busy.
She will always be with you no matter where you go in life. She will listen to your prayers and be with you in hard times when you need her most. She will never be forgotten but cherished by everyone. Even if you think she isn’t there she always will be. Through good times and bad, always think about the good memories that you shared, they will never go away. One day we will all rejoice with her at the pearly gates of heaven.