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Tilly H. Peterson

October 16, 1926 — May 30, 2020

Tilly H. Peterson

To view the funeral service via livestream at 1:30 PM, Friday, June 5, click here:

Tilly H. Peterson, 93, formerly of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at at nursing care facility in Council Bluffs, IA.

Tilly was born October 16, 1926, in Hanau, Germany, the daughter of Friedrich J. and Marie S. (Jung) Wegener. She spent her formative years in Germany until 1948, when she married Emil “Bud” Peterson, Jr. on August 28, 1948, in Hanau, Germany.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and a Life Member of the VFW Auxiliary, both of McPherson.

Survivors include: her husband of 71 years, Emil of Council Bluffs, IA; a daughter, Marilyn Wieseler (Bob) of Sidney, Iowa; daughter-in-law, Joan Peterson of Hidden Springs, ID; sister, Margot Dammer of Erlensee, Germany; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; a son, Norman; and five siblings.

The funeral service will be at 1:30 PM Friday, June 5, 2020, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Leaf officiating. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery. To view the service over the internet via livestream, click here:

Memorial donations may be given to McPherson VFW Auxiliary in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Tilly H. Peterson please visit our Sympathy Store.

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