Gustav W. Peterson Jr.

Gustav W. Peterson Jr.

<p><span style="font-size: 36px;"><span style="font-family: times new roman,times,serif;">Gustav W. Peterson Jr., 77, of Frazeysburg, passed away May 22, 2020 at Genesis Hospital surrounded by his family.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 36px;"><span style="font-family: times new roman,times,serif;">He was born August 16, 1942 in Huntingdon, PA, son of the late Gustav W. Peterson Sr. and Anna Mae Walker.&nbsp; He retired from the United States Navy and worked for Longaberger Company.&nbsp; He was previously a guidance counselor at Rosecrans High School.&nbsp; Gustav was an avid guitar player and in his day was a horseshoe pitcher.&nbsp; In his younger days he played soccer and basketball. He was a college graduate of Spring Arbor College.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 36px;"><span style="font-family: times new roman,times,serif;">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.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 36px;"><span style="font-family: times new roman,times,serif;">Calling hours will be held 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at DeLong-Baker &amp; Lanning Funeral Home services will be held at 1:00 PM.&nbsp; Burial will follow at Zanesville Memorial Park.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 36px;"><span style="font-family: times new roman,times,serif;">Per family request all guests will be required to wear self-provided face coverings.&nbsp; We ask anyone with flu like symptoms to refrain from attending services.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 36px;"><span style="font-family: times new roman,times,serif;">In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 36px;"><span style="font-family: times new roman,times,serif;">To sign the online guestbook or to make a donation please visit www.delongbakerlanning.com</span></span></p>
August 16, 1942 - May 22, 202008/16/194205/22/2020
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