Gustav W. Peterson Jr.

August 16, 1942 ~ May 22, 2020 (age 77)


Gustav W. Peterson Jr., 77, of Frazeysburg, passed away May 22, 2020 at Genesis Hospital surrounded by his family.

He was born August 16, 1942 in Huntingdon, PA, son of the late Gustav W. Peterson Sr. and Anna Mae Walker.  He retired from the United States Navy and worked for Longaberger Company.  He was previously a guidance counselor at Rosecrans High School.  Gustav was an avid guitar player and in his day was a horseshoe pitcher.  In his younger days he played soccer and basketball. He was a college graduate of Spring Arbor College.

He is survived by the mother of his children and caregiver Donna Brooks Peterson; children, Gustav Peterson III, Valerie (Tad) Hunter; grandchildren, Brook Peterson, Allyson Peterson, Cheyenne Miller; five cats.

Calling hours will be held 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home services will be held at 1:00 PM.  Burial will follow at Zanesville Memorial Park.

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May 26, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home

Funeral Service
May 26, 2020

1:00 PM
DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home

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