Dwain Peterman
January 2, 1941 - July 22, 2019

Dwain “Pete” Peterman, 78, of Oelwein passed away on Monday July 22, 2019 at MercyOne Medical Center in Waterloo.  Visitation will be held from 4-7 PM on Friday July 26, 2019 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home.  Graveside services will be private.  A memorial fund has been established.

Dwain Charles Peterman was born in Oelwein on January 2, 1941 to parents Glen and Dorothy (Lamphier) Peterman.  He attended Oelwein schools.  Pete then served his country honorably in the United States Navy from 1960-1964.  He was united in marriage with Barbara Lynn Maples and they later divorced.  He later was united in marriage with Susan Hovey and they later divorced.  Throughout his life Pete had been employed with Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, he managed the South Texaco Service Station in Oelwein, FS in Hazleton and Don’s Trucking in Fairbank.  Pete enjoyed motorcycling for many years, hunting and fishing, finding good deals at the Amish stores and socializing wherever he went.

Left to celebrate Pete’s life are his children: Dwain (Daena) Peterman of Ottumwa, Donella (Larry) Kuhn of Vinton, Alicia (Trent Fitzpatrick) Peterman of Maynard and Alex Peterman of Bettendorf; his sisters: Virginia Rueber of Oelwein, Bonnie Fritz of Sumner and Lorinda (Tim) Powelson of Oelwein; his eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and his longtime companion Audrie Hahn of Oelwein.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife Barbara; and his brothers-in-law: John Rueber and Larry Fritz.

 

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george eager on July 27, 2019 at 7:01 PM said:

stopped at my shop in hazleton all the time looking for a bargain,you are missed
Anonymous on July 27, 2019 at 9:39 AM said:

My condolences to you Donella and to your family.
Nancy Caspersen & Family on July 26, 2019 at 11:27 AM said:

Very sorry to hear of your loss. Sending thoughts to the family. Condolences to all the family.
Elaine and Don McGraw on July 25, 2019 at 10:08 PM said:

Memories that will make us smile. Never forgotten, forever missed RIP our friend
Amanda Phillips on July 25, 2019 at 6:28 PM said:

So sorry for your loss, he was such a great guy! Always in a good mood and friendly. Will miss seeing him .
Terri Fauser Kauten on July 24, 2019 at 11:34 AM said:

I have a lot of memories of Dwain. He was definitely special and one of a kind. My deepest condolences go out to the family. I pray that all the good memories you have him get you through the rough days and always bring you a few smiles. May he rest in peace and no longer be in pain.

Hugs!
Terri Kauten
Nancy & Lyle Miller on July 24, 2019 at 5:16 AM said:

Sincere condolences & may peace be with him. what a guy!-he was always willing to give me a quick wit comment. We'll all miss him.
Suzette (Hurst) Foster on July 24, 2019 at 3:39 AM said:

So sad to read this... I know he suffered alot. Bittersweet, as, we'll miss him down here, but I'm sure he is in no pain up there & busy talking to my parents. Sympathy to you all.

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