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John R. Peterson

John R. Peterson

John R. Peterson, age 67, of Quincy, died on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 in Blessing Hospital. He was born on June 22, 1954 in Cicero, IL the son of John R. & Delores (Prebe) Peterson. John married Luann (McGinley) Rabe on March 20, 1997. She survives.

John worked at Gardner Denver for more than 35 years. After leaving Gardner Denver, John worked at the Quincy Public Schools in Maintenance and as a bus driver. John was of the Christian Faith.

John was a member of Elks, Ducks Unlimited, Delta Waterfowl and QYC. He greatly loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He liked playing cards and going to the casino. He also enjoyed going to garage sales and flea markets, cooking and attending his grandkids events. John really loved people and never met a stranger. He was bigger than life and 'Jack of all Trades'.

In addition to his wife, Luann, he is also survived by:
FOUR CHILDREN: John R. Peterson III, Samantha Peterson, Richelle Rabe Ulmer and Ryan Rabe.
FOUR GRANDCHILDREN: Caden Ulmer, Camryn Ulmer, Elias Rabe and Simon Rabe.
FOUR SIBLINGS: Judy Williams, Dale Peterson (Kathy), Randy Peterson (Laura) and Vikki Stuart (Chris Mundle)
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives also survive.

John was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved dog, Samson.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 28, 2022 at 10:30 AM in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Interment in Greenmount Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 3:00 until 6:00 PM at the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Delta Waterfowl.

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From:
DeAnn Daughtery
Sheffield, IL
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Uplifting prayers
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Lauren Bateman
New London, MO
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I am so sorry to hear this but my prayers are out there on this time. May the lord lift you all at this time. He was and is a great man and will be missed by all praying for you all.
From:
Dick & Jane Stout
Dardenne Prairie, MO
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We are very sorry to hear about your loss. John will be greatly missed. The Peterson family are in our thoughts and prayers.
From:
mary Angell
Quincy, IL
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John was definitely full of life...prayers for his family ..
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Kathy Peterson
Hannibal, MO
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I will always remember John.
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Martha Pappenfoht w/State Farm
Quincy, IL
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Luann, John was such a special person. He always had that smile on his face. I know your family will miss him but have faith he is with our Lord and Saviour. All of your family are in my prayers.
From:
Mary & Jim Fuller
Quiincy, IL
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Luann and children, We are so very sorry for your loss. John was a great neighbor and a truly good person. Prayers for all of you
From:
Julie Reiter
Quincy, IL
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Thought and Prayers are with the Family!
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Jane Peterson
Quincy, IL
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So very sorry Luann. He was a special guy although always told the staff he was my husband to get right in the office. I am sue the angels carried him to paradise. Now he can meet the first John Peterson in my life. He will be missed. .
From:
Gay Phillips
Palmyra, MO
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Many condolences. I just saw John in October and we had a great conversation. This is so sad, absolutely breaks my heart.
From:
Salli Kuncewicz
Quincy, IL
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Luann
I am so, so sorry for your loss
John was a good person.
He said to me a few years back that you were the nicest person he has ever met. He loved you deeply.
He will watch over you from up above !
My prayers for all of you !!!
Scotty & Salli
From:
Steve
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John was a perfect example of a American citizen
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Jan Schroder
QUINCY, IL
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John,
Thank you for stepping up to the plate and believing in me as any Union Stewart brother would do when the going got tuff. We had alot of fun at Gardner Denver Company. God Speed my friend. Going to sign off with the Gardner Denver security radio call letters,
KCY823-Quincy, Illinois
From:
Janice
Quincy, IL
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I am so sorry for your loss.... Sending prayers of light, love, comfort & peace up & out for John and all who loved him.
From:
Sue Goodhart
Palmyra, MO
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I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of you.
From:
Joe and DeAnna Klauser
Quincy, IL
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Randy so sorry to hear about your brother John’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family.
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Ray Job
CANTON, MO
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Thinking of you at this time of loss. Remembering John from our Gardner Denver days.
From:
John Roberts
Hannibal, MO
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Sorry to hear of John’s passing he was always happy with a smile 😃 prayers to the family
From:
Julia Askew
Quincy, IL
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LuAnn - so sorry to hear of your husband’s death. Please know I am praying and thinking of you and your family.
From:
Dick
Warsaw, IL
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John will be remembered by many of us from Gardner-Denver. Godspeed,John!