Charles Manley "Charlie" Peterson, age 83, of Iola passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Windsor Place in Iola.
He was born September 2, 1933 in Savonburg, Kansas to Hans and Faye Peterson. He grew up on the family farm at Savonburg. He married Paula Keele on July 25, 1965 in Humboldt, Kansas. He worked at Thompson's Chicken Plant in Iola before he transferred to Rogers, Arkansas where he worked for Tyson. He returned to Kansas in 1996. He enjoyed mowing and picking up cans for recycling. He will always be remembered as a hard worker who loved his grandkids and great grandkids.
He is survived by his wife, Paula, of the home; four children, Cindy Anthony of Iola, Paul Peterson of Arkansas, Danny Peterson and wife, Thelma, of Iola, and Dorothy Faye Slater and husband, Dennis, of Valley Center, Kansas; fifteen grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren; and four siblings, Junior Peterson, Katherine Barnes, Karen Hulett, and Ann Cox; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Charlie was preceded in death by his parents.
A visitation will be held from noon to 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service in Iola. Condolences for the family can be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.