Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Pauline Elizabeth Peterson Cozzens, BHS 1964

Pauline Peterson Cozzens, BHS 1964

Pauline Peterson Cozzens passed away last night, Tuesday, November 27, at her home in San Marcos with her family with her. She was officially diagnosed with Stage Four Colon and Liver Cancer on May 24, 2012, six months and three days before her death. She was 65.

Pauline was a 1964 graduate of Burbank High School, and this message is going to several of her classmates. (1947 is her correct year of birth. She finished school early.)


January 8, 1947 - November 27, 2012

Pauline is survived by her husband of 45 years, Ken Cozzens, three daughters, one son, five grandchildren, her mother, Virginia Peterson, her sister, Debbie Peterson Lewis (BHS '69), two nephews, and many, many Peterson Family cousins. Pauline was predeceased by her father, Dr. Paul Peterson (BHS '35) in May 2000, and her sister, Barbara Peterson (BHS '67) in November 1994.

Published in North County Times on December 9, 2012


Pauline Elizabeth Cozzens, 65, died peacefully in her sleep on November 27, 2012, in the comfort of her home. She had battled colon/liver cancer for six months. She was born January 8, 1947, in San Francisco, California, to Paul and Virginia Peterson. She was the first of three sisters. They grew up in San Rafael and Burbank, California.

On July 9, 1967, she married Ken Cozzens. She was a dedicated stay-at-home mom to their amazing four children. In 1987, she went to work for Tri-City Christian School. She worked for 25 years as the school secretary and affected the lives of many staff, students, and families with her beautiful smile, loving spirit, and godly counsel. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her five wonderful grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening, quilting, sewing, doing puzzles, and reading.

She was preceded in death by her father and sister, Barbara. She is survived by her husband, Ken; her daughter, Christy Mages and her husband, Cris, and their children: Alyssa and Luke; her daughter, Cindy Ross and her sons, Evan and Adam; her son, Rob; her daughter, Jenni and her husband Richard, and their daughter, Zion. She is also survived by her mother; her sister, Debbie; two brothers-in-law; two sisters-in-law; and a multitude of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. She will be missed by all of those who knew and loved her. Memorial services will be held at 4 pm on Tuesday, January 8th, at Tri-City Christian School, 302 No. Emerald Dr., Vista. 92083 Sign the Guest Book online

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