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Kenneth John Peterson

January 15, 1944 ~ October 28, 2020 (age 76)

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Kenneth John Peterson, 76, of Sloan, Iowa passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.

A Memorial Service will be 3:00 P.M. Monday, November 2, 2020 at the Evangelical Covenant Church, Sloan, Iowa with Reverend Richard Moore officiating. (Social distancing measures must be followed- Due to Covid – 19 restrictions masks are encouraged). Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Albaton, Iowa. Military Honors will be provided by the United States Marine Corp and the Smith- Rhodes American Legion Post #295, Sloan, Iowa. Visitation will be 12:00 noon – 3:00 P.M. Monday, November 2, 2020 at the Evangelical Covenant Church, Sloan, Iowa. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.

Kenneth was born January 15, 1944 in Sioux City, Iowa the son of Herbert and Dorothy (Jacobson) Peterson. He graduated from Westwood High School in 1962. He entered the United States Marine Corp January 21, 1964 and was honorably discharged September 16, 1966.   

Kenneth John and Marcia Kay (Kuehn) Peterson were united into marriage May 3, 1968 in Omaha, Nebraska.

Kenneth worked at Knox Gelatine (Gelita), Sioux City, Iowa. He was also a lifetime farmer and farmed until his retirement. He was an avid Iowa Hawkeye Fan and loved to watch football and baseball. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, especially having tea parties.

He was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church, Sloan, Iowa. Kenneth was very active in his church and loved the Lord. He also was a member of the Smith-Rhodes American Legion Post #295 Sloan, Iowa.

Survivors include his wife, Marcia Peterson of Sloan, Iowa; his children, Vicky (John) Terrell of Whiting, Iowa, Kim (Joe) Comstock of Sloan, Iowa, Jason Peterson of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Jamie Peterson of Lafayette, Indiana; grandchildren, Anthony Terrell, Ashley Terrell, Derrick Comstock, Jessica Comstock, and Amber Comstock; great-grandchildren, Tristyn Shattuck, Averi Comstock, Ethen Gillespie, Taylynn Comstock, Jaeden Comstock, and Jorden Comstock; one brother, Carlton (Sally) Peterson of Ames, Iowa; sister-in-law, Patricia Sue Peterson of Sioux City, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Dorothy (Jacobson) Peterson; and his twin brother, Keith Peterson.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 2, 2020

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Evangelical Covenant Church
306 Buckley Street
Sloan, IA 51055

Memorial Service
Monday
November 2, 2020

3:00 PM
Evangelical Covenant Church
306 Buckley Street
Sloan, IA 51055

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