Clarence Edwin Peterson
November 23, 1947 - April 4, 2010
Clarence Edwin Peterson was born November 23, 1947, in Clarinda; Iowa, the son of Clarence and Marguerite (Philpott) Peterson. He passed away from a heart attack on Easter morning, April 4, 2010, at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
Clarence entered the Air Force in 1966 and served for over four years. He was always very proud of his military service. One of Clarence’s greatest joys was working in his garden with his flowers and vegetables.
He married Evalyn Zigler on October 3,1969. They had one son, John.
Clarence was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Peterson, and two brothers, John Duane Peterson and Leo Farlin. Clarence was survived by his loving wife of forty years, Evie Peterson; son John Peterson and wife Stacie of Stanton; grandchildren Paige, Kyle and Tara Peterson all of Stanton; mother Marguerite Smith of Stanton; and his siblings, Joyce Anson of Brea, California, Claude Peterson of Stanton, Mary DeYeager and husband John of Council Bluffs, George Peterson of Grand Prairie, Texas, Earl Peterson of Seattle, Washington, Bonnie Wilson and husband Lloyd of Brookhaven, Mississippi, Connie Arnold of Jackson, Mississippi, and David Smith and wife Ann of Villisca.
Private funeral services were held with family attending. Clarence was buried in the Villisca Cemetery.
This obituary was printed in the Villisca Review.