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Rev. Marshall Peterson, 90, Walnut Creek


Published: June 24, 2017 5:00 AM

WALNUT CREEK -- The Rev. Marshall H. Peterson, 90, of Walnut Creek went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Walnut Hills Nursing Home.

He was born March 8, 1927, in Ludlow, Pa., to the late Ernest and Bernice (Scribner) Peterson, and was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII.

Rev. Marshall Peterson, 90, Walnut Creek

He was a United Methodist minister, serving communities in Forestville, N.Y.; Milton, Ind.; and Essex, Danville, Caldwell, Barnesville and Tiffin.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia (Wood) Peterson, whom he married April 17, 1948; his children, Richard A. (Kathleen) Peterson of Newcomerstown, Gail A. (Jean Ann) Peterson of Waterford and Gary A. (Ann) Peterson of Apex, N.C.; nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey; and a sister.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Smith-Varns Funeral Home, Sugarcreek (www.smithfuneral.com), is assisting the family.

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