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In Memory of Ronald Gene Peterson
Ronald Gene Peterson
Born: January 28, 1929
Died: June 11, 2017
Age: 88
Ron's wishes were to be cremated and no services are planned.
Ronald Gene Peterson
January 28, 1929 - June 11, 2017
Ron was born January 28, 1929, in Sheldon, IA, to Bernard and Leta (Clow) Peterson of Archer, IA. He graduated from high school in 1947. Ron immediately enlisted in the U.S. Army and served until 1950 in Arlington, VA. He then enlisted in the Army Reserves and was employed by the Armed Forces Security Agency in Washington D.C. until the Fall of 1952.

Ron was united in marriage to Juanita (Sally) McQueen on December 27, 1948. Ron and Sally returned to Iowa in late 1952, and settled in Spencer.

Ron was employed by the Retail Credit/Equifax Co. for 30 years. He then worked for N.W. Moving Co. for 12 years.He was also Clay County Civil Defense Director for 5 years. He also volunteered as a driver for the Veteran's Administration for several years after retirement. Ron enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling and golf. He also looked forward to morning coffee with 'The Boys'

Ron passed away on June 11, 2017, at the St. Luke Lutheran Home at the age of 88. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Duane and his wife Audrey; two brother's-in-law, Boyd McQueen and Wayne McQueen.

Ron is survived by his wife of 68 years, Sally; his three children: Linda Manwarren (Greg) of Spencer, IA, Steve Peterson (Karen of Hudson WI and Laura Newcomb of Sioux City, IA; eight grandchildren: Josh Manwarren (Tia), Erin Manwarren (Tom O'Brien), Jacob Manwarren (Amy), Stacy Peterson (Jeff), Kirk Peterson (Anna), Chelsey Schultz (Brad), Emma Swanson (Dan) and Colton Newcomb (Jamie); seven great grandchildren: Sheylyn, Emmalee, Jaxon, Trezdyn, Talon, Marley and Ella; two sister's-in-law, Judy McQueen and Deanna Maxwell; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

Friday, June 16, 2017
Laura, I am sorry to hear of your loss! He and my Dad were close friends years ago.
Jay Santage
Thursday, June 15, 2017
So sorry to hear that Ron has passed, my deepest sympathies to you and all your family.
Donette Hanson
Thursday, June 15, 2017
So sorry to hear of Ron's passing. When I worked at the gas station I would see him everyday to get his newspaper and lottery tickets. He was such a nice man.
Becky Severeid
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Linda, Greg & family We extend our sincere sympathy to you. Keeping you in our prayers. Annie & Keith (Heinrichs)
Annie Golden
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Linda,Greg and family. Sorry to learn of Ron's passing. I always enjoyed taking care of him,he always had a smile . Think of all the happy memories and just take one day at a time . God bless !
Gretchen Funk
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Linda and Greg; sorry to hear about your Dad and Father-in-Law. Sending prayers your way.
John Zinn
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Sally, Laura, Linda, Steve, and your families.. You are all in my thoughts and prayers, and I am so very sorry for your loss!! I always loved seeing Ron!! He was such a handsome fella with a big bright smile! He would always say hi and ask if I'd talked to Laurie lately... He sure loved his wife, children, grandkids, and great grands!! His eye's would light up, just as his smile did when he spoke about you all!! He was a really good man, and he will be missed by all that we're lucky enough to know him!! May you all find comfort in your memories, and may he Rest In Peace along with those loved ones that have gone before him!! God Bless You all and give you strength as your journey continues without him!! Love you Laura!! Hugs for you all...
Jeannie (Nitzschke) Crouch
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
I have known Ron for a good many years and we spoke every time we saw each other I said hi Ron and he would say hi Ron as that was my name, he was a great guy, so sorry for the family, my prayers are with you.
Ron Essick
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Linda, please accept our sincere condolence's on the passing of your father. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
Jan Rusk
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
You are all in my prayers and heart !
Rhonda Olson
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Sally and Family You all have my Sincere Sympathy for your loss of Ron.. We have been 'Back yard neighbors' for Many years. Prayers for you all.
Rita M Storm
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Sally and Family,
We were so sorry to see Ron has passed away.. Know that you and your family are all in our thoughts and prayers..
Jackie Mann
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Linda and Greg; I am so sorry to hear of the death of your Father and Father-in-law. Prayers are with you and your family.
Mary O'Brien
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
We're so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Steve&Barb Meyer
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
My Sympathy to the families.
Diane Mozena
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Linda and Greg and family, so sorry for your loss. know that you and your family will be in our prayers.
Roger and Vikki Putnam
Monday, June 12, 2017
Condolences to Sally and the entire family. Ron was very helpful to my children and I while we lived next door for many years. God's Blessings.
Sue Thompson Averill
Monday, June 12, 2017
Dear Sally And family my prayers and sympathies are with you and may God help you. Carlton
Carlton O Quee
Monday, June 12, 2017
Our deepest sympathy to you Sally and your entire family. So enjoyed Ron as our neighbor, he will be truly missed.
Sheryl K. Lee
Monday, June 12, 2017
Linda, Steve & Laura,
Deepest sympathy for the loss of your Father. May you find comfort in each other and in your memories.
Prayers to all.
Mari Lu Larson
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