Anita Rae (Meyer) Peterson was born Aug. 8, 1939, and passed from this earthly life to be with her Lord on July 23, 2017.  
Anita was born to Marvin (Pat) and Edna (Hansen) Meyer.  
She grew up in Talmage, and graduated from Talmage High School in 1957.
She resided in Syracuse, Ind., most of her life and worked as a dispatcher for the local EMS, Fire, and Police departments.
Anita enjoyed God’s creations, bird watching and gardening.  She is survived by sons Randal Peterson of Syracuse, Ind., and Rick (Shawnie) Peterson of Vail, Ariz.; sister Donna Kastens of Lincoln; four grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Fern Meyer of Yankton, S.D. and Clara Meyer Woods of Lincoln; nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents Marvin (Pat) and Edna Meyer; and siblings, Dennis, Bruce, Phil Gene.
Her body was donated to science so no service is planned at this time.  Memorial donations can be made to the Sierra Club in her honor.