Douglas Alan Peterson

Douglas Alan “Doug” Peterson, 56, of Taos, Mo., passed away peacefully on Friday, January 26, 2018, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Mo., surrounded by his family.


Doug was born in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, a son of the late Kenneth and Arlene (Sprester) Peterson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Patricia, and brother, Bradley. He served in the United States Army from 1980 – 1983. On January 11, 1993, he was married in Waukegan, Illinois, to Ulrike Peterson, who survives.


Doug was a licensed plumber who worked for several businesses. He was most recently employed by Rehagen Heating, Cooling, & Plumbing.


Doug was a devoted husband and father. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, caring for his livestock and garden, and he could fix anything.


In addition to his wife, Ulrike, he is survived by two daughters, Kerstin and Annette Peterson, of the home; sisters Barbara, Debora, Krista, and brother, Greg.


  1. Lori (Moyle)Schlatter on February 5, 2018 at 10:41 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers to Doug’s family. We fondly remember being neighbors and all the fun we had on Leonard Street. So sad to hear of his passing.
    With love
    The Moyle’s
    Elloise, Linda, Lori and family

  2. Mark Grassman on February 6, 2018 at 6:09 am

    Loved your friendship during our childhood, Doug. You will be missed.

    Mark Grassman.

  3. Kim Candahl on February 6, 2018 at 11:14 am

    Thinking of you all, and remembering all the good times on Leonard Street. Doug will be missed by many. Treasure your memories. Kim Candahl. (The Affeldt family)

  4. Judy (Peterslie) Kabat on February 6, 2018 at 12:45 pm

    To Rikki, the girls, and all the Petersons.. My love and deepest sympathy to you all from yet another family from the good, old neighborhood. Next door neighbors are so special. Our memories of the past will carry us all through the difficult times… Please know that you are thought of with love from all the Peterslies.

  5. Sarah Sinniger on February 6, 2018 at 7:10 pm

    Deepest sympathy to Doug’s family and the entire extended Peterson family. So sorry for this profound loss. Love and prayers to you all.

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