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Dwayne R. Peterson

October 11, 1940 — May 1, 2015

Dwayne R. Peterson

Dwayne R. “Pete” Peterson, 74, of McPherson, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 1, 2015, surrounded by family at The Cedars, McPherson. He was a retired sales representative for Sid Bacon Motors, Consolidated Motors, Ken Goering Motors, and Midway Motors.

Pete was born on October 11, 1940, in McPherson, KS, the son of Ernest Dwain and Ethel C. (Johnson) Peterson. He graduated from McPherson High School in 1958. On December 19, 1964, Pete was united in marriage to Georgianna Krehbiel at the Eden Mennonite Church near Moundridge, KS.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of the American Legion Post #24. He was also a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Survivors include: his wife, Georgianna of the home; daughters, Rhonda Dealey and husband, Robert, of Lockport, IL and Melinda Cochran and husband, Michael, of Yukon, OK; brother, Ronald Peterson and wife, Donna, of Gibsonville, NC; five grandchildren, Kristin Lowe (Michael), Robert Dealey, Cole, Bryton and Anna Cochran; three great-grandchildren, Elena, Julia, and Nicholas Lowe.

The memorial service will be at 10:30 AM, Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Robert Dealey and Rev. Tim Leaf officiating. Inurnment with Military Honors will be at 1:30 PM, Saturday, May 9, at New Gottland Lutheran Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Friday, May 8, with family receiving friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church or Southern Nazarene University Football Program in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Dwayne R. Peterson please visit our Sympathy Store.

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