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Aaron Peters

Oct. 15, 1926 – March 6, 2018

Aaron L. Peters, 91, of Scribner died Tuesday morning (March 6, 2018) in the Fremont Health Medical Center.

Aaron was born Oct. 15, 1926, in Hooper to Leo and Louise (Weiland) Peters. Since 1938, he has lived on the same Scribner area farm. He was confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church in Hooper. He graduated from Scribner High School in 1944.

From March of 1945 to December 1946, Aaron served in the United States Army, with a tour of duty in Korea and Germany. Following his discharge, he returned to the Scribner farm. On Nov. 9, 1947, he was married to Darlene Fehrer. Aaron farmed until 1995, then drove truck for L & L Lumber of North Bend. He also worked for Walmart and sold Archer Oil, along with custom farming and running the Ridgeley Township maintainer.

He was a member of St. John’s Ridgeley Lutheran Church where he had served on the church council and on most the church committees. He was also a Sunday school teacher. He was a 4-H Leader for 14 years, and he was a member of the Scribner American Legion Post 121.

Aaron’s wife Darlene died on January 2, 1995. He was also preceded in death by two granddaughters.

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Aaron is survived by three sons, Lowell (Patty) Peters, Gayle (Nancy) Peters, and Gary Peters, all of Scribner; three daughters, Linda (Stan) Giese, West Point, Lynette (Jim) House, Fremont, Lorna (Norman) Ruskamp, Dodge; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Harold Peters, Fremont; brothers-in-law, Melvin (Judy) Fehrer of West Point and Bernard Stumpe of Scribner; sister-in-law, Doris Fehrer of Lyons.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John’s Ridgeley Lutheran Church. The committal will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at Ludvigsen’s Scribner Funeral Chapel on Friday, 3 to 8 p.m., with family present 6 to 8 p.m.

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