MARSHALL ALLAN PETERSONMarshall Allan Peterson, 89, of Kansas City, Kan. passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Trinity Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
Marshall Allan Peterson, 89, of Kansas City, Kan., passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Trinity Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
Marshall was born June 23, 1923, in Duluth, Minn., son of the late Allan G. and Lillian C. Kronberg Peterson.
Marshall was employed by Feld Chevrolet for many years and later retired from Zavala Oldsmobile. During WWII, he served in the U.S. Navy as Aviation Chief Metalsmith aboard the U.S.S. Ranger, Airship Squadron 21, Blimp Hedron Two & Blimp Hedron Two Det. 23, Foreign Service, Casu 22. He earned the World War II Victory & Good Conduct Medals, the American Defense, American Area, and European Theater Area Ribbons. Despite often being dissatisfied with his score, Marshall was an avid golfer and loved the game. In his younger years, he skied and was an accomplished ski-jumper.
Marshall is survived by his wife, Joyce; his sons, Trevor, Martin and Marshall; daughters, Jill and Kimberley; grandsons, Shane and Zachary and brother, Richard. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Elaine; son, Mark and daughter, Jayne. The family wishes to thank Trinity Nursing & Rehabilitation Center staff, particularly Esther and Nick, for their excellent, kind and compassionate care.
SERVICES: Private graveside services with interment at Leavenworth National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Disabled American Vets (DAV), PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.
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