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Roland Eugene Peterson

March 4, 1960 — August 3, 2019

Roland “Ron” Eugene Peterson, the son of Richard and Jacqueline (Drews) Peterson was born March 4, 1960, in Fremont, Nebraska and died August 3, 2019, at his home in Kimballton, Iowa at the age of 59 years, 4 months, and 29 days.
Ron was baptized and confirmed at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Elkhorn, Nebraska. He attended Elkhorn Community Schools graduating with the High School Class of 1978. Ron then studied at the Nebraska College of Agriculture in Curtis, Nebraska where he graduated with an associate certificate of Performance in Agri-Business. Ron returned to Elkhorn where he farmed with his grandfather Henry Drews. They grew row crops and raised livestock for many years. Ron then was employed at Christensen Lumber in Fremont, Nebraska where he was the yard office manager.
On November 17, 2004, he was united in marriage to Lori Allen at the Church in Valley, Nebraska. They lived and worked in several communities settling in Kimballton, Iowa on July 27, 2019.
Ron was a member of the Westside Church in Fremont, Nebraska. He enjoyed team roping and went to Nationals three years in a row. Ron loved all types of animals especially his horse “Misfit”. He loved watching Western movies especially John Wayne movies. But most of all he enjoyed being with his wife Lori.
Preceding him in death is his parents, and his brother Robert Peterson.
Survivors include his wife, Lori Peterson of Kimballton, Iowa; his brother and sister; his sisters-in-law, Sheri Stewart of Overland Park, Kansas, Lisa and husband Stephan Reynolds of Omaha, Nebraska, Debbie and husband Joseph McEwan of Omaha; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at the Westside Church in Fremont, Nebraska with Pastor Mike Wenig officiating. Disposition of the cremated remains will be at a later date.

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