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Obituary of Carl A. “Sonny” Peterson

Carl A. “Sonny” Peterson, of Scandia, KS, the son of Carl Arthur Peterson and Beatrice O. (Hammer) Peterson, was born February 2, 1955 at Concordia, KS and passed away on October 15, 2016 at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS at the age of 61 years, 8 months, and 13 days.
He attended rural grade school at Kackley, KS and Junior High at Scandia, KS, later graduating from Scandia High School in 1974. Sonny was a farmer/stockman for himself and others all of his life. After the death of his sister, Janet Peterson in 2002, he raised his nephew, Andrew. Sonny also assisted his Mother and Sister and the operation of the B & J Café along with operating the Pool Hall in Scandia for several years. In recent years, he was the bartender at the Scandia American Legion.
He was a member of the Scandia American Legion, Scandia, KS. Sonny also assisted in 4-H for several years while Andrew was involved in 4-H.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister Janet Peterson.
Sonny is survived by his nephew Andrew Peterson and fiancée Ashley Fritzen of Scandia, KS; other relatives and many friends.
Cremation was selected and memorial graveside services will be held at 4:00 PM Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Courtland Cemetery, with Pastor Kathy Aeillo, officiating.
The family will greet friends from 5 PM until 8 PM on Friday at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Scandia, KS
Memorials are suggested to the Carl A. Peterson Memorial.
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Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Scandia,KS is in charge of the arrangements.

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