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Luetta Peterson, 67 - December 07, 2014

Luetta Aleen Wenquist Peterson, 67, of Gothenburg passed away on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at her home in rural Gothenburg following a 16-month battle with cancer.
Services will take place at the Evangelical Free Church on Thursday, Dec. 11, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Robert Litzenberger officiating. A private interment will be conducted at the New Hope Cemetery at Gothenburg.
A visitation will be at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg on Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. with family members present from 5 to 7 p.m.
Peterson was born Feb. 5, 1947, to Morris and Pauline Wenquist at Broken Bow.
She grew up in Broken Bow participating in many musical endeavors and graduating with the Class of 1965.
While in school, she met her husband, Jerry, playing cornet in the Southwest Conference Band Clinic. They were married on Aug. 31, 1968, at Broken Bow.
Peterson was a Hasting College graduate and utilized her musical abilities to play piano for many years at New Hope and the Evangelical Free Churches in Gothenburg.
One of her many pastimes was listening to and watching The Gaither video series along with all of the other Gospel singers. She and her husband were able to attend the The Gaither Cruise in February of 2014, and it was one of the highlights of her life, according to family members.
?She spent her married life learning about farming and becoming a very good helpmate, the family said. Her primary goal in life was to raise her three children to become one of God’s children and this goal was achieved.
Peterson was preceded in death by: her parents, Morris and Pauline Wenquist; a brother, Clayton Wenquist; father and mother-in-law, Raymond and Clara Peterson; two nephews—Kelly and Kim Peterson.
Survivors include: her husband, Jerry; her daughters—Renee Lynn (Rod) Hubbard of Lincoln and Tina Rae (Todd) Brown of Oxford; her son, Travis Jay (Ginny) Peterson of Gothenburg; seven grandchildren—Skye and Sierra Hubbard, Peter and Trevor Brown, Trenton, Gavin and Payton Peterson; sister, Alice Eastman of Lincoln; numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials are suggested to the Gideons International, P.O. Box 133, Gothenburg, NE 69138 or the donor’s choice.