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Larry L. (Peacock) Peterson

December 30, 1951 — January 21, 2024

Gothenburg, Nebraska

Larry L. (Peacock) Peterson, 72, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died January 21, 2024 in Gothenburg, Nebraska.

Larry was born December 30, 1951 in Gothenburg, NE, son of Ruben and Margaret (Garrison) Peterson.

Larry attended the Chicken Coop School for grade school and then on to Gothenburg High School where he graduated in 1970. He grew up north of Gothenburg on a farm where he learned that his passions were farming, muscle cars, and boating. He loved to play pool. Wine, women and song was his life motto and he lived by this philosophy. Larry always said that his greatest accomplishments were Jeff and Jeremy. He donated his kidney to his son Jeremy in 1990. His beloved cat, Jack Daniels was also a prized possession. He was very proud of his grandchildren.

Survivors include two sons, Jeremy Peterson of Gothenburg, NE, Jeffrey (Carrie) Peterson of Gothenburg, NE; two granddaughters, Tara (Matt), Jada (Breken); grandson, Justus (Peyton); great-grandchildren, Arabelle, Avery, John Luke, Hayden, Harper, Beaux, future baby boy, two nieces, Kristy (Matt) Conley, Lorin Peterson; nephew, Scott (Kayla) Peterson.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Ruben and Margaret and his brother, James Peterson.

Visitation will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, Gothenburg, Nebraska; Thursday, January 25, 2024, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm, with family present from 4:00 - 6:00 pm.

Services will be held at Cozad Bible Church, 1602 Ave O, Cozad, Nebraska, January 26, 2024 at 11:00 am with Pastor Robert Litzenberger and Jeff Peterson officiating.  

Memorials may be given to the Gothenburg Senior Center,410 20th St, Gothenburg, NE 69138.  


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