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Robert  Peterson

Robert ""Bob"" Peterson Jr.

September 6, 1943 - November 26, 2020
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Obituary

Robert G. “Bob” Peterson, Jr. age 77, of Fremont passed away Thursday November 26, 2020 at the Hooper Care Center in Hooper, Nebraska.

Bob was born September 6, 1943 in Omaha to Robert G. Sr and Maxown H. (Potts) Peterson. He grew up in Omaha and graduated from Omaha Central High School in 1962. He attended UNL and played football for the huskers and then graduated in 1967 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He was a sales manager for International Harvester Co. in Omaha from 1967-1971 prior to moving to North Platte, NE and buying Cornhusker International Inc. Bob married Rita M. Robinson in 1987 in North Platte. In 1993 he sold the business and came to Fremont. He worked at Larsen International in Fremont from 1993-2003 and then Werner Trucking in Omaha from 2003 until his retirement in 2011.

He was a member of Lifegate Church in Omaha.

He is survived by his wife, Rita of Fremont; son, John (Jenny) Zachry of North Platte, NE; daughters, Melissa (Kelly) Vande Mheen of Omaha, Rebecca (Mark) McCarville of Queen Creek, AZ, Jamie (Joju) Thomas of New York, NY and Allison (Ted) Peters of Elkhorn, NE and 11 grandchildren.

His parents preceded him in death.

Funeral will be 10 AM, Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Rev. Scott Jensen will officiate. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5-8 PM also at Moser’s. Interment will follow funeral at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha.

Memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association or Lifegate Church in Fremont.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday December 2, 2020 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday December 2, 2020 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Moser Memorial Chapel Funeral & Cremation Services @ Fremont
    Address
    2170 N Somers Ave.
    FREMONT, NE 68025
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  • Service

    Thursday December 3, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Thursday December 3, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Moser Memorial Chapel Funeral & Cremation Services @ Fremont
    Address
    2170 N Somers Ave.
    FREMONT, NE 68025
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Scott Jensen, Chaplain
  • Interment

    Location
    Forest Lawn Cemetery
    Address
    7909 Mormon Bridge Road
    Omaha, Nebraska 68152
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Thoughts, prayers and condolences to all of the family. Many memories of Bob during his years in North Platte.
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Love You. Mark, Rebecca, Abby, Zach & Jeff

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Sorry , we couldn't all Make it Home! We Miss Bob so much and he will Always be in our Hearts! We will Smile, about all the good times we had.
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