September 5, 1925 - June 15, 2021
Don W. Peterson, 95 of York, PA, died at Normandie Ridge on June 15, 2021. He was the husband of the late Marilyn J. (Kibbler) Peterson to whom he was married for 60 years. Born September 5, 1925 in Newaygo, Michigan, he was the son of the late Edwin J. and Florence M. (Worthy) Peterson. Don was a 1943 graduate of West York Area High School and was a 1949 graduate of Gettysburg College where he received a B.A. degree in Chemistry. Don served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from March 1944 until March 1946 when he was honorably discharged as a Sergeant. He served as a B-29 Radar Mechanic on the Pacific Ocean Island of Tinian. Don worked for 32 years in the Portland Cement Industry (Medusa Portland Cement Company and Martin Marietta Cement) holding management positions in Quality Control and Production. He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church and a Charter member and Life member of West York VFW Post #8951. Don is survived by a daughter, Donna Peterson Hildebrand of Wallingford, PA; four granddaughters, Jessica R. Hildebrand of Ridley Park, PA, Rachel E. Hildebrand and her husband, Chris Lyng of Robbinsdale, MN, Melissa Lynn Bechtel and her husband, Todd of West Chester, PA and Jennifer S. Suplee of Chicago, IL; and five great grandchildren, Eric, Brooke, Lydia and Claire Bechtel all of West Chester, PA and Kendall Suplee of Chicago, IL. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carollynn Peterson Suplee and two brothers, Keith J. Peterson and Stuart E. Peterson. Following cremation, a private graveside service will be held in Mount Rose Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Albright Care Services, (write: Don Peterson in memo section) 90 Maplewood Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837. Arrangements by the Etzweiler-Koller Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2000 W. Market St. York, PA 17404.
Don W. Peterson, 95 of York, PA, died at Normandie Ridge on June 15, 2021. He was the husband of the late Marilyn J. (Kibbler) Peterson to whom he was married for 60 years. Born September 5, 1925 in Newaygo, Michigan, he was the son of the... View Obituary & Service Information
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