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Dr Walter O Peterson

Dr Walter O Peterson

Birth
Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA
Death 17 Jul 2002 (aged 75)
Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA
Burial Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA
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Memorial ID 49444045 · View Source
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Pueblo Chieftain - July 19, 2002 - Dr. Walter O. Peterson Jr., age 75, born in Pueblo on Jan. 10, 1927, passed away July 17, 2002. He is survived by his loving wife, Metoda Peterson; son, Dr. Walter O. Peterson III; daughter, Beverley Peterson Watson of Loveland, Colo.; grandchildren, Melissa Peterson, Lacey Peterson, Cody Peterson, Jason Watson, Heather Watson and Matthew Stanifer. Dr. Peterson was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Walter O. and Margaret Peterson; his first wife, Mariette Bolton Peterson; daughter, Bonnie Peterson Stanifer; and brother, Dr. Dick Peterson. Walter was a 1945 graduate of Central High School. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He received his degree in chiropractic from the Palmer School of Chiropractic in 1949. Following graduation, he and his wife Mariette moved to Australia where he practiced chiropractic for three years. Returning to the United States, he joined his father and his brother in their chiropractic clinic on Colorado Avenue. Walter retired from the profession in 1989, turning his practice over to his son. Walter was an avid hunter and gun collector and was a member of the Pueblo Municipal Shooters, The Mountain Men, Black Powder Shooters and the Pueblo Country Club. He also enjoyed playing tennis with some of his many friends. Funeral services, 2 p.m. Saturday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the Palmer College of Chiropractic in his memory through the funeral home office.


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  • Maintained by: Vaughan Mavir
  • Originally Created by: Cindy
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49444045
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Walter O Peterson (10 Jan 1927–17 Jul 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49444045, citing Imperial Memorial Gardens, Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Vaughan Mavir (contributor 47232034) .