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Gerald "Jerry" Dean Peterson

July 23, 1939 — September 10, 2021

Graveside service for Gerald “Jerry” Dean Peterson, 82, of Cleburne, Texas will be conducted at 12:00 P.M., Tuesday, September 14, 2021 in the Keene Memorial Park. Pastor Terry Darnell will officiate.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8:00 P.M., Monday, September 13, 2021 at Rosser Funeral Home.

Jerry Peterson passed away Friday, September 10, 2021 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 23, 1939 in Park Rapids, Minnesota. He married his sweetheart, Shirley Andersen on August 27, 1961 in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Mr. Peterson was a retired commercial truck driver and a member of the Keene Seventh-day Adventist Church. He enjoyed woodworking, missionary work and spending time with his family. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Don Peterson, Bob Peterson, Veril Peterson, Tom Peterson, Clifford Peterson, and Ernest Peterson.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 60 years, Shirley Peterson of Cleburne; daughter, Tonda Smith and husband, Jamie of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; sons, Arnie Peterson and wife, Kathy of Big Pine, California, Harley Peterson and wife, Dawn of Whitefish, Montana, Doug Peterson, and wife, Shelley of Coyote Flats, and Randy Peterson and wife, Brenda of Burleson; 13 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sister, Bonnie Eder of Ooltewah, Tennessee; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be made to: Maplewood Academy Worthy Student Fund at
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