Lawrence G. Peterson
Lawrence G. Peterson
  • September 9, 1952 - January 21, 2018
  • Iowa

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Larry Peterson, 65, of Davenport, IA passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Genesis East, Davenport, IA. Per his wishes, he will be cremated with military honors at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 26, 2018 at the Runge Mortuary. Online tributes and condolences may be expressed at He was born on September 8, 1952 to Robert and Rosalia (Klimek) in Merrill, WI. He was united in marriage to Vicki Michie on October 1, 1983 in Reno, NV. Larry had a lifelong military career. He proudly served in the United States Air Force for 26 years before retiring September, 3, 2005. He was a brave man whose service and dedication will never be forgotten. Larry was an avid football fan. He was a born and bred Green Bay Packers fan. In his earlier years he also enjoyed golfing and playing darts. He loved spending time with his friends and family. Those celebrating his life include his loving wife of 34 years, Vicki Peterson; children: Shirley (Tony) Voshell, Parkview, IA; Edward (Jessica) Gaither, Clarksville, TN; Rodney Gaither, Davenport, IA; Sean (Marsha) Peterson, Alaska; Kim (Adam) Tally, Davenport, IA; 18 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; brother, Jim Peterson, Merrill, WI; sister, Ginger (Ed) Pruesser, Tacoma, WA. He was preceded in death by his parents.