Joan Margaret PETERING (née Kurtze)

Passed away peacefully at Warrnambool on September 16, 2021.

Aged 73 years

Loving wife of Bill (dec.).

Treasured mum of Jenny and Stephen, Julie and Allan, Ruth and Warren, Christine and Sean.

Dearly loved Grandma of Josh, Sam; Jarrod, Nathan; Byron, Hanna, Jordon, Arnold; Kieran and Micah.

Safe in the arms of Jesus

Private funeral and burial due to current restrictions.


Funeral Notice


The Service will be Live Streamed on Tuesday (September 21) commencing at 10.00a.m., it can be viewed on the ‘Streaming’ section at


  1. Chrissy, Jenny, and all family members

    We were saddened to hear of Joan’s passing. Our community was richer for her life of service and giving.

    As a teacher, Joan cared about her students and worked above and beyond to provide a learning environment that was the best that she could. She made a positive difference to many lives.

    With love and warmest wishes

    Ian & Sherril McKay
    ex King’s College

    Ian McKay September 22, 2021
  2. Deepest sympathy to all Joan’s family. We have lovely memories of Joan through Kings College school days. She was always a wonderful support to our family. Leanne, Josh, Aylish and Dylan Campbell xx

    Leanne Campbell September 21, 2021
  3. Treasured memories of a wonderful family friend who will be sadly missed. We thank God for your strong faith, you were such an example to many. Rest peacefully in the arms of Jesus.
    Thinking of all the family, Bev and Kevin Leske and family xx

    Leanne Campbell September 21, 2021
  4. With Heart felt Sympathy Chrissy, Sean, Kieran & Micah for you and your Families at the passing of your dearest Mother & Grandmother JOAN.
    with much love Uncle Sam

    Sam Flanigan September 21, 2021
  5. To Joan’s families,
    Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Sincere condolences.
    Raelene and Brian Schultz.

    Raelene Schultz September 21, 2021
  6. To the Petering family,
    We are so sad to hear about the passing of dear Joan. We pray that God will give you everything you need each day.
    With much love from,
    Ann, Alex, Jack and Taylor

    Ann Grivell September 21, 2021
  7. Joan … the words treasure , kind, gentle , faithful person come to mind . We loved Joan .. thanks for being part of our world.
    Jenny, Julie , Ruth , Christine and families prayers and love at this sad time . In heaven enjoying all of Gods promises .

    David Robyn Hosking September 20, 2021
  8. To all members of Joan Petering’s family. Our Love Sincere Sympathy, thoughts and prayers, are with you all at this sad time…With Love from Peter Whitehead and family…Joan is now enjoying Eternal Bliss!

    Peter Whitehead September 20, 2021
  9. Joan,
    “May Flights of Angels Sing
    Thee to Thy Rest”.
    Wonderful memories of a beautiful
    Heartfelt Sympathy to all Joan’s
    June Lory and Family

    June Lory September 20, 2021