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On Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, Nancy Peterson, wife, mother, daughter, and sister, passed away at the age of 72. Nancy was born in Joplin, Mo., to Wayne and Mildred Allen on Sept. 28th, 1945.
She was united in marriage to Kevin Peterson on Jan. 11, 1974, in Joplin.
Nancy was a loving mother and homemaker. She will be forever remembered and loved by her husband and best friend, Kevin. They enjoyed spending time in nature and bird watching together. She loved listening to music and dancing. Nancy was very strong in her Catholic faith.
She will also be forever remembered and loved by their children and their spouses, Rob (Kim) Powell, Joplin, Mark (Lori) Powell, Oronogo, Mo., Tom (Suzi) Powell, Joplin, and Teresa (Steve) Northrup, Diamond, Mo. She was preceded in death by son, Craig Peterson. She had 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, who will remember her with much love.
Nancy will also be remembered and loved by her mother, Mildred Childers, Joplin; sisters, Barbara (Jake) Marbough, Joplin, and Shirley White, Texas; brothers, Steve (Darlene) Allen, Joplin, and Richard (Becky) Allen, Joplin.
Visitation will be held from 6-7 pm, Wednesday, Feb. 28th, at Ulmer Funeral Home, in Carthage, Mo. Services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, March 1, also at Ulmer Funeral Home, in Carthage, with Shane Munn officiating. Burial services to follow at Nashville Cemetery, in Nashville, Mo.
Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home
Published on February 27, 2018
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