Eric Scott Peterson, age 41, of New Haven passed away Sunday, January 5, 2014 in New Haven. He was born Washington on October 31, 1972 to John and Sylvia (nee Lakebrink) Peterson.
He was united in marriage to Kara Phillips on June 22, 2011 in Hermann, Missouri. Eric is a former member of the Washington Volunteer Fire Department and the Washington Jaycees.
He will be greatly missed by his family and numerous friends.
A Memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Washington on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 10 am. Interment is private.
A visitation will be held at Miller Funeral Home on Thursday, January 9 from 4 until 7 pm. Memorial Donations may be made to the Eric Peterson Memorial Fund C/O Citizen’s Bank (to benefit his family).
He is survived by his wife, Kara Peterson (nee Phillips), of New Haven; his parents, John and Sylvia Peterson of Washington; three siblings, Debbie and husband George Below of Friedheim, Missouri, Julie and husband Warren Unk of Chesterfield, and Craig Peterson of Engelwood, Colorado; five nieces and nephews, Ryan, Stephen, William, Joey, and Gianna; one mother in law, Carolyn Bradshaw of Belle, Missouri; two brothers in law, Kendall and wife Jenny Phillips of Brighton, Tennessee and Glenn and wife Shirley Phillips of Owensville; three step-children, Isaac, Karissa, and Miranda; other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Milo and Agnes Peterson and Sylvester and Viola Lakebrink.