Shannon Peterman Lester


Shannon Peterman Lester, 45, lost her hard-fought battle with cancer Sunday, April 30, 2017.

Born Nov. 30, 1971, Shannon grew up in Beech Grove and graduated from Beech Grove High School, later earning her undergraduate degree at the University of Indianapolis.

She is survived by her loving husband, Leo Rafail; sons, Zachary Lester (19) and Devin Lester (16), and daughter, Olivia Lester (7); mother and father, Sue and Stan Peterman; brothers, Pete (Beth) Peterman and Joe (Jenni) Petermanl; sisters, Donna (Phil) Hedrick and Tammy (Tom) Murray; along with many nieces and nephews and great-nieces.

A celebration of life will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at The Point Church, 2578 Donica Road, Greenwood, with a tribute to Shannon immediately following.

In lieu of flowers, donations to help with ongoing educational and therapy expenses for the children may be made at Chase Bank to the Shannon Peterman Lester Memorial Fund.

Arrangements were entrusted to Indiana Funeral Care.