Published On: Wed, Mar 2nd, 2011

Obituary – Iner Peterson

Iner Peterson

CONCORD — Iner Peterson, 76, Concord, died Feb. 27, 2011, at the Hillcrest Care Center, Laurel.
Visitation with the family present will be 5-8 p.m., March 2, at Concordia Lutheran Church, Concord.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., March 3, at Concordia Lutheran Church, Concord, with Rev. Sarah Ruch officiating, with interment in the Concord Cemetery, Concord.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Concord Volunteer Fire Department. Active pallbearers will be Greg Kvols, Kasey Otte, Brad Erwin, Paul Peterson, Cory Peterson and Mike Bebee.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hasemann Funeral Home, Laurel.
Iner Carl Peterson was born June 4, 1934, on a farm in Dixon County, to John and Ethel (Magnuson) Peterson. He was baptized and confirmed at Concordia Lutheran Church. He attended rural school at District # 39 near Concord and graduated from Concord High School in 1952. He farmed before volunteering for the draft, serving from Jan. 12, 1955-1957. His Basic Training was in Fort Ord, Calif., and he served in Korea and in the 4th Infantry Division in Germany. Iner married Naomi Nelson Feb. 24, 1957, at Concordia Lutheran Church, Concord.
He was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church, V.F.W., and Concord Volunteer Fire Department, serving as Assistant Fire Chief for numerous years.
He enjoyed playing cards, collecting, and gardening. He farmed his whole life and loved it and his farm animals.
Iner is survived by his wife, Naomi; daughter, Kristy Otte, Wayne; and son and wife, Rick and Donna Peterson, Concord; grandchildren, Kasey Otte, Holli Peterson and Cory Peterson; brother and wife, Myron and Mary Peterson, Laurel; sisters-in-law, Caroline Peterson, Laurel, and Gloria and husband, Bob Morris, Nacona, Texas; brother-in-law and wife, Joel and Anita Nelson, Topeka, Kan.; and several nieces and nephews.
Iner was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Verneal; brother-in-law, Paul Nelson; and one nephew.
Memorials may be directied to Concordia Lutheran Church or Concord-Dixon Cemetery Association.