Anna Mae (Rumbaugh) Peterson

Born: Mon., May 18, 1936
Died: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Dec. 18, 2018
Location: Gude Mortuary


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Anna M. Peterson, age 82, of Nebraska City, NE passed away on Friday, December 14, 2018, after a prolonged illness.

Anna was born on May 18, 1936 in Howe, NE; the daughter of Everett and Anna (Wheeler) Rumbaugh. She attended country school near Howe for grades K – 8 and attended Auburn High School grades 9 – 12, graduating with the class of 1954.

On January 8, 1956 Anna was united in marriage to Roger L. Peterson in Howe, NE.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Nebraska City.

Anna worked at various jobs over the years including Co-owner with husband, Roger, of The Villager restaurant, Welcome Wagon Representative, Director of W.O.T.A., Bank Teller at Otoe Co. National Bank, Co-Owner with husband, Roger, of Sears Catalog Sales Merchant Store, and retired from Time Warner Cable. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family and wintering in San Benito, TX.  Her hobbies included collecting recipes and cooking.  She loved to try new recipes.

Anna is survived by her husband of 63 years, Roger L. Peterson of Nebraska City; children: Debra Kemper and husband Mark, Angela Purdy and husband Randy, Louie Peterson and wife Solie, all of Nebraska City; eight grandchildren: Josh Long, Jason Long, Julie Long, Michelle Purdy, Ashley Purdy, Roger Peterson, Christy Peterson and Raquel Ojeda; and twelve great grandchildren; siblings: sister, Norma Apple and brother, Melvin (Buzz) Rumbaugh and wife Norma Jean; many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

Anna was preceded in death by her father, Everett and mother, Anna; brother, Harold Rumbaugh, and sister, Madelyn Musick.

Memorial contributions may go toward the family’s choice.

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Rb Richard Bristol, PhD, BCCC
   Posted Mon December 17, 2018
My deepest condolences to the whole family. You are a beautiful family with such strong love showing in each and every one of you. Anna demonstrated how a good Christian Lady ends her walk with the Lord and I am honored to have known her. NUM 6:22-27.

Tina Buttercase
   Posted Mon December 17, 2018
to the Peterson family,
My deepest sympathies are sent to you. Your mom has been given her wings and she will be with you always watching over you. Cherish your memories of her. God Bless you!
Tina andTony Buttercase

Mary Rumbaugh
   Posted Mon December 17, 2018

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Jeannie rumbaugh.

So sorry we cant be there love always kathy jeannie and rhomas rumbaugh



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