Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved One for over 100 years.

Current Obituaries

Carroll G. “Buddy” Stogdill

Visitation: Thursday, February 1, 2018 6:00 PM until...

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Christopher Ryan Oliva

Visitation: Friday, January 26, 2018 5:00 PM until 7:00...

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Jane E. Hunter

Visitation: Saturday, January 20, 2018 1:00 PM until...

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Welcome

The staff of Peterson Mortuary  believes a funeral is a time to honor the life of the deceased and celebrate the heritage of their family. We strive to make each funeral a respectful, fulfilling experience that meets the unique needs of each family.

Family owned and operated for over 100 years our  Southwest Iowa location enables us to provide comfort to families in a facility convenient to their home.

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The Bitterest tears shed over graves are
for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

– Harriet Beecher Stowe

HELPING WITH GRIEF

Grief & Healing

Losing Your Spouse

Losing Your Spouse

Losing Your Spouse, Losing the Present How can one possibly absorb the shock of the death of a mate? No matter how many years you have shared, memories of courtship, lifelong plans, and your marriage are most difficult to bear. Not to mention what has been left behind: children and grandchildren; dreams yet to be

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Losing a Child

Losing a Child

Losing a Child …Losing Your Future? It has been said that parents who lose a child also lose the hopes, dreams, and expectations they had for that child. They lose a part of themselves. They lose their future because their child represents their sense of ongoing life. Psychologists believe, because of these reasons, the death

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Helping Others Experiencing Grief

Helping Others Experiencing Grief

There are many ways to be supportive of a person experiencing the grieving process. Listening Listening to grieving people is the most important thing you can do. Listen in a non-judging way, and allow them to tell the story or stories over and over if they need to. Repetition is often a key part of

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