John Eugene Peterson, 64, of Roeland Park, Kansas, passed away August 13, 2013 at his home, under the care of his family and Sacred Heart Hospice.
He was born September 22, 1948 in Kansas City, Missouri, son of Eric and Stella Peterson. He graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School and started working at Hallmark soon after he graduated. John retired from Hallmark after working 36 years.
John is survived by his wife, Jeriann, son John, Jr., daughter Kristi and son Craig and wife, Jacque, five grandchildren, Douglas, Cara, Rylie, Gage and Christion, and his brother, Eric and wife, Cheryl.
A memorial gathering will be held at 1 pm, Saturday, August 24, 2013 at the Irene French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Drive, Merriam, KS 66203 (913-322-5550).