Leo Peterson, age 90, of Weissert, Nebraska died Sunday, May 20th, 2018, at his home in Weissert.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 24th, 2018, at
10:00 AM at the Govier Brothers Chapel in Broken Bow, Ne. with Rev.
Marvin Peterson, and Doctor Charles Gregory officiating. Burial will be
in the Lone Tree Cemetery at Weissert with Military Honors. Visitation
will be Wednesday, May 23rd, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Govier
Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow, with family greeting friends from 5 to 7
p.m. Memorials may be offered to the Nebraska Veterans Wounded and
Homeless Soldiers. Online condolences can be left at
Leo was born July 4, 1927, to Frank and Fern (Campbell) Peterson in
Weissert, NE. Leo attended grade school in Weissert, then his freshman
year at Dry Valley School, his father passed away and Leo took over
working the family farm. Leo served in the Korean War. Leo and DeVohn
(Lee) Peterson were united in marriage August 28, 1955, in Broken Bow,
NE. They made their home and farmed their whole lives in the Weissert
community. To this marriage, 4 children were born Peggy (Ron) Carda,
Mike (Jaci) Peterson, Wanda (Dennis) Pace, and Pam Klein.
Leo is survived by his wife DeVohn Peterson of Weissert, NE. Son
Mike (Jaci) Peterson of Weissert, NE., 3 daughters Peggy (Ron) Carda of
Weissert, NE., Wanda (Dennis) Pace of Broken Bow, NE., and Pam Klein of
Broken Bow, NE., 6 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, 1 sister Marie
Pirnie, of Broken Bow, Sister-in-law Beverly Peterson of Broken Bow,
NE., and Brother-in-law Charles Glover of Oregon.
Leo was preceded in death by his parents, Brother Lewis, sisters
Wilma (Miller) and Arlene (Glover), Brother-in-laws Paul Miller and