Eldon Peterson - November 23, 2011
Funeral services for Eldon Ray Peterson, 85, of Stanton, were Monday, Nov. 21 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Stanton. Interment with military rites by Stanton VFW Post #3602 and American Legion Post #88 was in the Stanton Cemetery. He died Thursday November 17, 2011 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Leanna Peterson of Stanton; son and wife Eldon Dale “Chip” and Marge Peterson of Cedar Rapids, IA; daughter and husband Sandra and Gerald Kennedy of Pilger; brother and wife, Norman and Eva Peterson of Pilger; sister-in-law, LaNell Hille of Crowley, TX; five grandchildren: Pamela Peterson, Dr. Kristie (Drew) Fisher, Paul Harvey (Chris) Peterson, Kate (Mark) Swinarski and Amy Kennedy; seven great-granddaughters: Lauren, Rachel, Kennedy, Taylor, Parker, Piper and Peyton; a special cousin, Larry Nelson of Pilger; best neighbors, Mark and Nancy Sonnenfelt of Stanton; and a host of friends and relatives.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to the Stanton Fire and Rescue or to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Stanton.