12/01/2013 - Marsden “Pete” Peterson
A celebration of life for Marsden “Pete” Peterson, age 74, of Chadron, will be Monday, December 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Chamberlain Chapel in Chadron, with Pastor Aaron Sprock officiating.
A memorial has been established to cover family expenses. Memorials can be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, P.O. Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.
Marsden was born March 22, 1939 in Isanti County, Minnesota to J.B and Gladys Peterson.
After receiving his Bachelors of Education Degree in Mathematics from Michigan State University, Marsden taught four years of Middle School Mathematics in Durand, Michigan. He married Marlys Nystrom on November 26, 1965 in Fridley, Minnesota. They moved to LaGrange, WY in 1969 where he attended Frontier School of the Bible. After graduating from Frontier in 1972, the family moved to Bemidji, Minnesota where he pastored at Northern Bible Church for three years.
January, 1976 the family returned to LaGrange, Wyoming where Marsden served on the faculty of Frontier School of the Bible. In 1993, Marsden, Marlys, and their son, Marshall moved to Hot Springs, South Dakota to minister at Cornerstone Bible Institute. They remained in Hot Springs until their retirement in 2006 at which time they moved to Chadron, NE.
Marsden became at bonded locksmith in 1994, and he used his locksmith skills both in Hot Springs and Chadron even after retirement. He enjoyed interacting with people and sharing the Truths of God’s Word with them. Marsden enjoyed tinkering in engine mechanics, doing suduko puzzles, and studying God’s word. He took great pride in his children and grandchildren.
Those remaining to enjoy memories of Marsden include:
Wife: Marlys Nystrom of Chadron, NE.
Daughter: Marietta Peterson of Chadron, Marleta (Todd) Hastings of Chadron, NE.
Son: Marshall Peterson of Chadron, NE.
Granddaughters: Larissa, Mikaela, and Moriah Hastings all of Chadron, NE.
Sister: Marlys (Tom) Boltz of Pleasant Hill, CA.
Many other close relatives and friends.
Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron is in charge of arrangements.
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