Virginia Blanche Peterson
March 18, 1931 - September 21, 2019
Birthplace: Cass County, IA
Resided In: Stanton, IA

Visitation 9/25/2019
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Service 9/26/2019
Mamrelund Lutheran Church

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Virginia Blanche Peterson, age 88, of Stanton, Iowa, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital. Virginia was born March 18, 1931 in Cass County, Iowa the daughter of Frank and Nellie Blanche (Comstock) Young. She attended country school in Montgomery County and later moved to Omaha where she was a Nurses Aid. She also was a typesetter for the Red Oak Express and a grocery store clerk before working for Montgomery County Memorial Hospital for 20 years. She was united in marriage to Donald Luther Peterson on February 20, 1960 in Red Oak, Iowa. They made their home on a farm south of Stanton, Iowa and moved into Stanton in 1980. Virginia was currently a resident of Good Samaritan Society in Red Oak. Her hobbies included sewing, gardening, canning, reading, having coffee with friends, and keeping a diary, which she has done all of her life. Virginia’s passion was her family whom she loved dearly.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband: Donald; infant brother: Charles; brothers: Kenneth, James, Darwin, and William; and sisters: Thelma, Ruth, and Ruby. Survivors include her children: Jeff Peterson and wife Lori of Elkhorn, NE and Sara McAlexander and husband Jon of Urbandale, IA; grandchildren: Alyssa Peterson of Omaha, NE and Kyle McAlexander of West Des Moines, IA; sister: Shirley Baker of Clarinda, IA; sister-in-law: Betty Young of Red Oak, IA; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Thursday, September 26, 2019 at the Mamrelund Lutheran Church in Stanton, Iowa. Burial will be in the Mamre Cemetery. Visitation with the family will beheld from 6-8 PM Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel in Red Oak. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Good Samaritan Society.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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