John L. Petersen

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

John L. Petersen, 65, of Slater, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at his home.

Memorial graveside services will be held at a later date at the Slater City Cemetery. Weiker Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Born Oct. 31, 1954, in Marshall, he was the son of the late Eugene and Andree' Witt Petersen.

He is survived by a sister, Linda Petersen of Sweet Springs; several cousins; and two adopted nieces, Jamie Capestro of Sunrise Beach, and Alicia Eby of Slater; and an adopted nephew, Nick Eby of Slater.

Mr. Petersen was a 1972 graduate of Slater High School, and had lived in the Miami area for a number of years before moving to Slater. He worked at Penny Plate in Glasgow, and the Boonville Correctional Center. He also had farmed.