By The Mercury

Jean E. Peterka died on Wednesday, July 30, 2014,  at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan.

The funeral mass was at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Wichita on Saturday, Aug. 2, at 9:30 a.m. with a burial following.

Her grandson, the Rev. Peter O’Donnell, will be officiated. Mrs. Peterka was preceded in death by her husband Orland Joseph in 2011.

They had been married for nearly 70 years at the time of his death. Survivors include her three daughters, Carole Knightley of Wichita, Nancy Anderson of Tulsa, Okla., and Kim O’Donnell of Manhattan, along with seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Mr. and Mrs. Peterka were long-time residents of Wichita.

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