Frank S. Peterson

Frank S. Peterson, 90

Attica - Frank S. Peterson, 90, passed away at the St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital, surrounded by his family, on Monday, December 10, 2012, at 9:54 p.m.

Frank was born in Attica, Indiana, on December 26, 1921. He was the son of the late Virgil Harry and Mary (Bossaer) Peterson, Sr. He was a life resident of the Attica community, graduating from Attica High School in 1940.

Frank farmed all of his life in Logan and Shawnee Townships of Fountain County. He also raised swine.

Frank was proud to serve his country in the U.S. Army. He was a veteran of WW II serving in the European and Asiatic-Pacific Theaters. At the time of his honorable discharge, he had attained the rank of Staff Sergeant.

Frank was a member of the Attica First Lutheran Church. He was a member of the Quigle-Palin American Legion Post 394 of Newtown.

On June 25, 1943, Frank married Josephine June Borst in the parsonage of the Attica First Lutheran Church. She preceded him in death on September 1, 2010.

He leaves behind a son, Philip (Karen) Peterson, Lafayette; two daughters, Pamela (Robert) Brown, Williamsport and Patricia (Michael) Bartlett, Attica; a brother, Virgil (Joan) Peterson, Jr., Attica; a sister, Jeannine (Robert) Quirk, Wingate; six grandchildren, Kevin (Yuko) Brown, Katrina Armes, Kyle (Billie) Peterson, Kasey (Adam) Prickel, Krissy (Scott) James and Kelly (Tye) Tanner; ten great-grandchildren, Bailey, Theran, Midori, Reis, Taylor, Kayton, Samuel, Dalton, Danica and Maddux; a great great-grandson, Easton; a special friend, Rosemary Watts. He was preceded in death by a son, Paul Scot Peterson; a brother, Charles Peterson and a sister, Mildred Serie.

Friends may call at the Maus Funeral Home, Attica, on Thursday, December 13; from 5-8 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, December 14, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Carolyn Lesmeister officiating. Burial with military honors will be held at the Riverside Cemetery, Attica. Memorial contributions may be made to the Attica First Lutheran Church.

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Published in the Journal & Courier from Dec. 11 to Dec. 12, 2012