Paula J. Peterson, age 69, of Waupaca passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Theda-Care Regional Medical Center-Appleton. Paula was born in Quipman, Georgia on December 4, 1946, the daughter of the late Lewy and Alma (Conyers) Adams. She worked for many years in housekeeping at Crystal River Nursing Home. She is survived by her son: Randy Peterson, Waupaca; her grandchildren: Mariah Peterson; Amber Peterson; Nathen Peterson and Katie (Bonnell) McKay; her great grandchildren: Alizabeth & Philip McKay; her sister: Rowena Powell, Stockbridge, Georgia and her ex-husband: Kenneth Peterson, Waupaca. Paula was preceded in death by her parents, 2 sons, Bradley & Kelly Peterson, her brothers and sisters, Rena, Louis, Bonnell, Joann, Troy (Buck), Harvy and her extended family, Dorothy, Juanita and Harvy (HK). A Memorial Service will be on Friday, July 8 at 1:30 PM at Holly Funeral Home, Waupaca with Reverend Dr. Charles Tews, officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca. Visitation will be on Friday from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.