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Rudolph N. Peterson

I am a Veteran.Rudolph N. Peterson
January 24, 1931 -  October 25, 2019

Rudolph N. ‘Rudy’ Peterson, age 88, of Fremont
Died Friday, October 25, 2019 at Dunklau Gardens

Rudy was born January 24, 1931 in Wahoo, Nebraska to Rudolph C. and Velva ‘Larson’ Peterson. He was raised in Valley and graduated from Valley High School in 1948. After high school Rudy worked for a short time at Hormel in Fremont then served from 1950-1951 in the United States Marine Corps. He returned to Fremont and continued on a career that lasted a total of 34 years at Hormel (now Wholestone Farms). After retiring in 1984 Rudy worked at the Fremont Mall as a custodian for 9 years.

Rudy married Jean Tillman and they made their home in Fremont, Jean died in 1958. He then married Dorothy Baker Wallin on June 29, 1961 and she died in February of 2010. Rudy was a member of the First Baptist Church in Fremont and was involved in the choir, several boards and committees as well as the Sunday School Superintendent for many years. Rudy also was a member of the Sr. Golf League at Valley View Golf Course and a member of the American Legion Post 20 in Fremont.

Sons – Jimmy (Debra) Peterson of Fremont
Kim (Teresa) Wallin of Fremont
Paul Peterson of Fremont
Michael (Mary) Peterson of Shenandoah, IA.
Daughter – Linda (John) Risch of Monterey Park, CA.
8 grandchildren
7 great grandchildren

Rudy was preceded in death by his wives, parents, son Donald Wallin, daughter-in-law Diane Peterson and brother Brian.

The memorial service will be 10:30am Friday, November 1 at the First Baptist Church, the Rev. Richard Crooks will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery with Military Honors by the Fremont Honor Guard. Memorials are suggested to the church and Dodge Co. Humane Society. Visitation with the family will be Thursday from 5pm to 7pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont.

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