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Obituaries

Stanley Peterson

PRINCETON — Stanley G. Peterson, 76, of Princeton passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

Born April 2, 1935, in Lafayette, Ind., to Lester and Alberta (Roethemeyer) Peterson, he married Frances E. Peterson March 18, 2000. She survives.

He graduated from Princeton High School in 1953 and Kansas State University in 1960. He served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956. He farmed all of his working life.

He was a former member of Princeton Jaycees, Princeton Elks Lodge, Princeton Moose Lodge and Bureau County Farm Bureau.

Also surviving are one son, Michael (Paula) Peterson of West Chester; one daughter, Melissa Peterson of Princeton; one stepdaughter, Sherry (Jeff) Branson of Texas; one stepson, Joseph (Nicole) Blades of Princeton; two grandchildren, Abigail and Joseph Peterson; two stepgrandchildren, Kailie and Kaitlyn Branson; one sister, Susan (Steve) Barlow of Princeton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded by his parents; one stepsister, Carolyn (Max) Thompson; and his first wife, Dorothy (Serrault) Peterson.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton, with the Rev. Jon Olinger officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the donor's choice.

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