Laraine E. Peterson, age 87, of Skokie, died March 11, 2017 at the JourneyCare Hospice Unit in Glenview. She was born August 18, 1929 in Oulu, Wisconsin to Vernon and Ann Esther Jacobson Jensen. Beloved wife of the late William M.; dear mother of Bruce W. (Naomi), Patricia (Richard) Stern and Sandra (Andrew Mallin) Peterson; loving grandmother of Arieh (Jennifer) and Natanel Edelson, Jennifer (Anthony) Beckman, Brian Stern, George and Erik Noorts, Candace, Henry, Natalie and Robert Mallin; cherished great-grandmother of Matthew Beckman and Emma Grace Edelson; fond sister of the late Norman and Vern Jensen. Memorial Gathering will be held Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 5-7 p.m. at Haben Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Interment private.