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Stuart A. Petersen

October 28, 1941 January 13, 2019
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Obituary for Stuart A. Petersen

Stuart A. Petersen, age 77 of Kirksville, Missouri and formerly of Victor, Iowa died on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the Kirksville Manor Care Center.

A visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 20th at the Smith Funeral Home in Victor.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 21st at the Reinbeck Cemetery in Reinbeck, Iowa with Rev. John Epperson officiating. A reception will follow at the Reinbeck Memorial Building.

Memorials may be designated to the Victor American Legion or the American Cancer Society and mailed in care of the Smith Funeral Home, PO Box 485, Victor, Iowa 52347. Condolences may be shared with his family online at www.smithfh.com.

Stuart Allen Petersen was born on October 28, 1941 in Waterloo, Iowa to Leroy and Margaret Petersen. He was raised in Reinbeck, Iowa and graduated from Reinbeck High School in 1960. Stuart honorably served in the United States Army. He was stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and deployed to Vietnam.

Stuart was united in marriage to Sharon Lee Seaton on February 8, 1964 in Reinbeck, Iowa. To this union they were blessed with a daughter, Sheri and a son, Steven. They resided in Reinbeck, where Stuart operated a gas station for several years. He began his career as a funeral director in Grinnell and then moved onto Clinton, Iowa in 1980. In 1986, the family moved to Victor and Stuart continued his longtime career as funeral director at the Smith Funeral Home. He was a member of the American Legion for 50 years.

Stuart is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sharon Petersen of Kirksville, Missouri; daughter, Sheri (Rob) Lowe of Keller, Texas; grandson Ryan; son, Steve (Jo Lynn) Petersen of Kirksville, Missouri; and grandchildren Parker, Tucker, Skylar, and Turner; Brother, Dick (Carol) Petersen of Manhattan, Kansas; and sister-in-law, Pat Petersen of Reinbeck Iowa. Stuart was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.


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Visitation

Sunday

20

Jan

2:00 PM 1/20/2019 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 1/20/2019 5:00:00 PM
Smith Funeral Home and Cremation Service - Victor

808 Fourth Street
P.O. Box 485
Victor, Iowa 52347

Smith Funeral Home and Cremation Service - Victor
808 Fourth Street Victor 52347 Iowa
United States

Graveside

Monday

21

Jan

10:30 AM 1/21/2019 10:30:00 AM
Reinbeck Cemetery

1009 Blackhawk Street
Reinbeck, Iowa 50669

Reinbeck Cemetery
1009 Blackhawk Street Reinbeck 50669 Iowa
United States

reception

Monday

21

Jan

11:30 AM 1/21/2019 11:30:00 AM
Reinbeck American Legion

208 Broad Street
Reinbeck, Iowa 50669

Reinbeck American Legion
208 Broad Street Reinbeck 50669 Iowa
United States
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