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Marion R. "Bob" Peterson Jr.
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Marion R. “Bob” Peterson, Jr.

Marion R. “Bob” Peterson, 89, Clarksdale, Missouri passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 at a local healthcare facility.
He was born July 23, 1927 in Bendena, Kansas to Marion, Sr. and Cora Peterson.
Marion married Florence Schneider on March 19, 1948; they were married for 69 years.
He was a lifelong crop and dairy farmer.
Marion was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Jerry and Melvin Lee; brother, Chris; sisters Mary Vavra and Rose Shifflett.
Survivors include wife, Florence; son, Larry Peterson (Teggy), Clarksdale, Missouri; and numerous nieces, nephews, and many friends.
Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the Cosby Zion Cemetery, Cosby, Missouri. Online guest book and obituary at

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5005 Frederick Ave
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506


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