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Clifford Peterson – Metz Mortuary

    Clifford Peterson
    Clifford Peterson, age 90 of York, NE died Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at Waco, NE. He was born May 30, 1930 in York County to J.C. and Anna (Bidstrip) Peterson. Cliff was formerly a member of St. John Lutheran Church south of Waco, but was a present member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in York. He loved fishing, watching sports and westerns and thoroughly enjoyed polka music. On December 7, 1952 he was married to Joan Stahr at St John Lutheran Church, south of Waco.

    He is survived by his wife Joan of York, his children: Sharon (Jerry) Sykes of Ceresco, NE, Max (Vicky) Peterson of Waco, Tony (Cathy) Peterson of Utica, NE and Stacy (Darcy) Knickerbocker of Utica, 21 Grandchildren, 42 ½ great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and brother-in-law Carla and Bernard Due, brother and sister-in-law Emil and Irene Peterson, his two brothers Dale Peterson and Jewel Peterson.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in York with the Reverends Mike Neidow and Ben Kaiser officiating. A luncheon will follow in the church’s Fellowship Hall immediately after services. A graveside service will then be held at 5:00 p.m., at St John Lutheran Cemetery, south of Waco. Cliff’s service will be broadcasted on the church’s website at COVID 19 Funeral Guidelines will be implemented with social distancing and masks encouraged at the service. Memorials may be directed to his family for later designation. Visitation will be from 1-8:00 p.m. Thursday and  from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Friday at the mortuary. 

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