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Adlyn Peterson 1937-2013

October 1, 2013
Emmetsburg News

A visitation for Adlyn (Pete)?Peterson was held Saturday, Sept. 29. Inurnment was in Valley View Cemetery, Graettinger. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg was in charge of arrangements.

Arlyn (Pete) William Peterson, son of William and Helen Peterson, was born June 30, 1937 in Ruthven, and died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 at the age of 76.

He received his education in Ruthven schools, graduating in 1955.

On June 1, 1962 he was united in marriage to Patricia Watson in Graettinger. Patty departed her life on April 23, 1987.

On Feb. 13, 1991 he was united in marriage to Nancy Brown in Graettinger. He has lived in Ruthven as a child and young man and the majority of his life in Graettinger prior to moving to Lamoni, IA in 2000.

Pete was employed by John Morrell Packing Plant in Estherville and later managed the Hillcrest Golf and Supper Club with Patty. He was also employed by the Graettinger Co-op Elevator in Wallingford until his retirement in 1995. Pete also served as Mayor of Graettinger in the early 1970s.

He was a past member of the United Methodist Church in Graettinger.

Pete is survived by his wife, Nancy of Lamoni; one daughter, Kelly Dawson (Kevin) of Des Moines; and one son, Corey Peterson of Bondurant; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife; and by a sister, Peggy McGuire.

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