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Sunday, June 02, 2013 11:30 PM


Aug. 18, 1933

May 31, 2013




Warren H. Peterson, 79, of Delphos and formerly of Aurora, died at 2:37 p.m. Friday at Kindred Hospital in Lima.

He was born Aug. 18, 1933, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Henning and Rose Marie (Kelly) Peterson, who preceded him in death.

He married Kathleen Gallagher, who preceded him in death. On July 3, 1999, he then married Ladonna Pohlman Kaskel, who survives in Delphos.

Other survivors include two sons, Warren James (Lori) Peterson of Springfield and Richard Gerard (Lauren) Peterson of Newport Beach, Calif.; two daughters, Theresa (Scott) Brail of Cincinnati and Diane (Kenneth) Tackett of Downingtown, Pa.; a sister, Carol Korsberg of Brooklyn; a stepson, Richard (Jan) Kaskel of Evansville, Ind.; three stepdaughters, Maureen Kaskel of Gramby, Colo., Stephanie (Russ) McCormick of San Clemente, Calif., and Beth (Michael Trentman) Kaskel of Ottoville; a sister-in-law, Pat Peterson of Aurora; and 25 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Donald Peterson; an infant son, John Gerard Peterson; and a brother-in-law, Robert Korsberg.

Mr. Peterson worked in sales and marketing for the Hauserman Corp., retiring after 40 years. He was also a volunteer firefighter in Massapequa, N.Y. He was an Air Force Staff Sergeant during the Korean War.

He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, a former member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Aurora. K of C Council 1362 and American Legion Post 268. He was a PRATT Institute of Engineering graduate.

He was an artist, he liked to water color and sketch. He loved international travel and liked to visit Myrtle Beach and the ocean. He also enjoyed camping and RV’ing. His life revolved around his family.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Chris Bohnsack officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery, with military graveside rites conducted by the Delphos Veterans Council.

Mass of Christian Burial will also be held Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Aurora, with burial following immediately in Aurora Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. today at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a K of C service will begin at 7 p.m. and a Parish Wake will begin at 7:30 p.m.

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