Aug 05,1933---Sep 02,2021

    Ruth A. Peterson, 88, of Mission Hills, Kansas, passed away Thursday, September 2, 2021.  Visitation will be 10:00-11:00 AM Thursday, September 9, at Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 West 87th Street, Lenexa, KS followed by a Memorial Services at 11:00 AM.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Gideons International, www.gideons.org/donate or Lenexa Baptist Church.

     Ruth was born August 5, 1933, in Tulua, Colombia, South America, to Cornelius and Mary (Hekies) Klaassen. As a missionary kid, she grew up in Columbia and Ecuador. She came to the US and attended her senior year of high school in Austin, Minnesota. She attended Kansas City Bible College for 1 year. She worked for 1 year as church secretary at Centropolis Baptist Church. She married Gordon Peterson in 1958. She enjoyed family time and traveling. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years Gordon J. Peterson in 2019, her parents and her brother Daniel Klaassen. She is survived by her two sons, Philip Peterson, James (Marisa) Peterson, 4 grandchildren, Grace, Mary, James, John and her two brothers Silas and Paul Klaassen.



Condolences

Richard and Bethann Whittenburg Sep 08 ,2021

Friend of Ruth’s brother Paul ,Lenexa ,Kansas

We rejoice in the homegoing of your sister Ruth! What a reunion with your parents and brother! May that great hope of being with Jesus Christ and your loved ones bring great joy and comfort. “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints,” Psalm 116:15. Dick and Bethann Whittenburg

Miller and Sullivan DDS Sep 09 ,2021

family dentist and friends ,Lenexa ,Kansas

We are so sorry to hear of Ruth's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We enjoyed Ruth's presence in our office. She was such a sweet and lovely lady.

Event:
Visitation
Location:
Lenexa Baptist Church
Address:
15320 West 87th Street
City:
Lenexa
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66219
Date:
Sep 09 ,2021
Time:
10:00 AM
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Event:
Memorial Service
Location:
Lenexa Baptist Church
Address:
15320 West 87th Street
City:
Lenexa
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66219
Date:
Sep 09 ,2021
Time:
11:00 AM
Google Map: