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David O. Peterson

August 15, 1932 — November 20, 2022

Rock Island

David O. Peterson, of Rock Island, went to be with his Lord on November 20, 2022.

David was born in Gorin, Missouri, on August 15, 1932, to Jacob Peterson and Nancy Price Peterson.  He married Carol Maves Peterson on July 5, 1952. 

David served in the US Navy from  1952-1956.  He worked at the Rock Island Arsenal as a crane operator from 1959 until his retirement in 1987.

David was a longtime member of Edgewood Baptist Church, Rock Island. He was a strong father and was dedicated to his belief in the Lord.

David is survived by his daughter Christine (Joe) Kipp, son Jody (Amy) Peterson, grandchildren Clayton (Megan) Kipp, Wesley (Lindsay) Kipp, Joshua Jones, Christopher (Amanda) Jones, Andrew Jones, Luke (Nikki) Jones, and Amber (Jason) Norris; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Carol, and his daughters Sally (Marty) Jones and Theresa Peterson.

Memorials may be made to the Quad Cities Animal Welfare Center in Milan, IL.  Services will be held at Rock Island Arsenal at a date yet to be determined.

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