Lea Jean Petersen


Lea Jean Petersen, 65, died Monday, May 8, 2023 at her home.

A Celebration of life with be held Saturday, May 20, from 1-3 p.m. at Lincoln Berean Church in Lincoln.

Lea Jean Petersen was born April 29, 1958 in Wakefield, to Albert and Donna Grashorn. Lea loved her children and grandchildren to the moon and back. She taught pre-K for many years and that was her joy. She later became a nanny for the Youssef family, who welcomed her as part of their family. 

She loved her Oklahoma Sooners! Football was her passion as well as music. 

Survivors include her son. Travis (Becky) Koester of Lincoln; daughter Bobbie Jo Petersen of Lincoln, daughter Billie Jo (Mark) Kophamer of Bristol, Tennessee, daughter Danica Jo (Juan) Guerra of Fort Worth, Texas, and son Trucker Petersen and girlfriend April of Lincoln; special sister, Ann Meyers of Scottsdale, Arizona, and brother Larry Grashorn of Wayne,; grandchildren Isaiah, Josiah, David, Rosalie, Jack, Jaxon and Jericho and beloved pets Razz and Timber. 

She was proceeded in death by her father; one son, Daniel Lorin;  brothers, Lonny and Lorin; sister, Lori; grandparents, George and Nettie Reibold and Dick and Agnas Grashorn; special aunt and uncle, Jim and Violet Scott and several other aunts and uncles.