Delta Mae Petersen, 77 years old, of Placerville CA, passed away at her home on May 14, 2013. She was born January 12, 1936 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. In her early years she worked at Lawrence Livermore Lab and in her later years volunteered at Placerville Pine and Hospice for years. Delta loved playing bingo with her friends and had an amazing talent in Crafts. Delta is survived by her husband of over 59 years, Theodore R. Petersen. She is also survived by her sisters, Inga Mallon, Alva Stern, Janice Tschantz-Hahn and Nancy Simmons; many close nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Green Valley Mortuary & Cemetery, Rescue CA.