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West Des Moines

James L. Peterson, age 45, of West Des Moines, formerly of Bloomington, MN, passed away at home unexpectedly on Sunday, April 1, 2018. Jim’s optimism and kind soul, along with his contagious smile, will be greatly missed. Preceded in death by his parents Rodolph and Marilyn Peterson, sister Charlene (Sonia) Peterson, and sister Lynn Peterson-Giddings. Survived by loving sisters Cynthia (Richard) Welton, Laurie Howe, Lisa (John) Merritt and Lannette (Rick) Gapinski, brother Kevin (Lynn) Peterson, brothers-in-law Steven Gidding and Jerry Howe, aunt Barbara Belle Moore, uncle Pete (Aurel) Peterson, many nieces, nephews, cousins, wonderful coworkers, students and friends from the West Des Moines Schools, Crossroads Elementary, and Burnsville, MN Facilities Department.

A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 20th, 2018, at St. Richard's Church, 7540 Penn Avenue S, Richfield, MN 55423. Family will greet visitors one hour prior to the funeral. In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to the family.

Service Details

Visitation:
Friday, April 20, 2018
10:00 to 11:00 am
St. Richard's Church
7540 Penn Ave S
Richfield, MN 55423
Service:
Friday, April 20, 2018
11:00 am
St. Richard's Church
7540 Penn Ave S
Richfield, MN 55423
Disposition:
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines
Arrangements:
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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