In Memory of

Marilyn M. Peterson

March 19, 1931 - July 24, 2018
From: Callender, IA

Callender- Marilyn M. Peterson, 87, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. 

Funeral services will be 10:30 am Monday, July 30, 2018 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Callender with Pastor Greg Stano and Pastor Deb Stano officiating. Burial will be in Callender Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 pm Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie.

Marilyn is survived by her husband, Phillip Peterson of Callender; daughters, Sonja (DannJohnson of Thompson and Heidi (Tim) Parcel of Norwalk; son, T.J. (Dianne) Peterson of Callender; 6 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Joan Fors of Dayton andJudy Harklau of Humboldt; brother, Quentin Pearson of Gillette, WY; and step-brother, Marion Peterson of Callender.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Verna (Anderson) Pearson; infant daughters, Kristine and Nina; brothers, VernonPearson and Kermit Pearson; step-father, Martin Peterson.

Marilyn M. Pearson was born March 19, 1931 in Murdock, MN. In 1945, the family moved to Iowa and she graduated from the Burnside High School in 1949. On April 29, 1951, Marilyn was united in marriage to Phillip Peterson at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Callender. The couple established their home on a farm near Callender. Marilyn and Phillip farmed and operated a dairy farm for 50 plus years. Marilyn was a member of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Callender.

Memorials may be left to family discretion.


Funeral Services
10:30 am - Monday
July 30, 2018
Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Callender 

Pastor Greg Stano
Pastor Deb Stano
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Palmer Funeral Home - Gowrie
Callender Cemetery


Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 10:17 AM
“Our heartfelt thoughts to you, Philip, and Sonja, Heide, and TJ and family members. ”
- Pat (Boettcher) Prechel, Jon and Deb (Boettcher) Armstrong

Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 2:50 PM
“Our sympathy to your family. Marilyn has a special place in Heaven chosen for her.”
- Greg & Bonnie Porter

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