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Walter V. Peterson

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Walter V. Peterson Obituary

Walter V. Peterson, 84, passed away on Sept. 29, 2014, in Alamogordo. He was born on Sept. 11, 1930, in Burwell, Neb., to Walter V. and Florence (Schubert) Peterson.

He married Elsie (Dodie) Osborne in 1953, and the couple had three sons.
Walt taught business education in Colorado, Kwajalein Marshall Islands, Laos, Texas and Alamogordo. He was head of the business department in the Mountain Plains Education and Economic Development Program at Glasgow Air Force Base in Montana during the late 70s. Walt retired from the army national guard as staff sergeant.
Walt was an avid scuba diver, hunter and motorcyclist. He also enjoyed his work in real estate.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sons Gary and Charles.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Elsie Peterson, of the family home; his son Ronald and his wife Paula of High Rolls, and his grandsons Gary Jr. and Joseph.

Should friends desire, donations can be made in Walt's name to the .

The Peterson family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home. To sign the online register book, please visit
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Oct. 4 to Nov. 3, 2014
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