Lucille Mary “Cec” (Brophy) Peterman was born December 5, 1939 in Conrad to William and Beatrice Brophy of Valier. She passed peacefully in her sleep on November 25, 2020 at the Pondera Medical Center Extended Care after a long battle with dementia. She was 80 years old.
Cec was the 7th of 10 children. She was raised in Valier and graduated from Valier High School in 1957. That same summer she met Donald “Bronc” Peterman. They married on July 1st, 1958 in Granite Falls, MN. They were blessed with 3 children, Paul, Dale, & Linda.
Cec was a homemaker all her married life. She enjoyed being a substitute at the school lunchroom program. Her children, yard, and garden were her pride and joy. She loved flowers and hummingbirds. Together they enjoyed camping, fishing, and family time around the campfire. She especially loved spending time at their cabin in the Swan Valley exploring the valley on 4-wheeler rides and enjoying the local lakes.
She always looked forward to spending Christmas with her family, sipping on firecrackers. Cec spent many cold winter afternoons putting together jigsaw puzzles and working on word find puzzles. She was a fan of the NFL, especially the Seattle Seahawks.
She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Linda; a brother; and 2 sisters.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Bronc; sons, Paul (Mary) and Dale (Tracey) both of Conrad; 5 grandchildren, Steven (Kristen) Peterman of Billings, Amy (Chad) Stevenson of East Helena, Robert Peterman, Sara (Riley) DeVries, and Katie Peterman all of Conrad; great grandchildren, Kennadie, Kalli and Kenzley Peterman of Billings, Allison Peterman, Madison, Brent and Chloe DeVries all of Conrad; 5 sisters, Dorothy Wardner and Rosie Peterman both of Conrad, Billie Bagley of Rapid City, SD, Pat (Dale) Flinders of East Helena, and Mugs (Erne) Mains of Oshkosh, WI; and one brother, Jerry (Chris) Brophy of Edmonton, Alberta.
Visitation will be held Sunday, November 29, from 5-6pm at Asper/Pondera Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Monday, November 30, at 1pm at the funeral home.
Social distancing protocol will be enforced.
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