John Richard Peterman


    John Richard Peterman of Owensville, Missouri was born December 28, 1939 in DuQuoin, Illinois to John D. and Christina Peterman and passed away Friday, December 17, 2021 at the age of 81 years.


    He married Roberta “Mae” Winebarger July 31, 1965 in Womack, Missouri.
    John served his country with the United States Army serving in Vietnam.  
    He enjoyed watching St. Louis Cardinals baseball.  He had been a baseball coach and manager for many years, a Boy Scout Leader and worked over 36 years at General Motors.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Christina Peterman; and wife, Roberta.
    He is survived by his children, Richard Peterman and wife Tracy of Owensville, Missouri and Sherry Link of St. James, Missouri; grandchildren, Lane Link, Leandra Peterman, Danica Peterman, Wesley Powers and Kinley Peterman; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 9-11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at the Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 11 a.m.  Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at the Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville, Missouri with Pastor Patric Klingforth officiating.  
    Burial was in the Owensville City Cemetery with full military honors.
    Arrangements under the direction of  Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri.