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In Memory of
American Legion Rider / Patriot Guard Ride Captain
Deems "Doc" Peterson
2 April, 1944 - 18 April, 2014

  Deems Peterson          Patriot Guard Ride Captain Deems "Doc" Peterson died on 18 April 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was honored by his colleagues, friends, and family on 26 April, 2014 in Lenexa, Kansas. Deems was a dedicated patriot. He served our country as a Corpsman in the US Navy. He continued to serve as a member of the Kansas American Legion and Kansas American Legion Riders, holding many officer positions including past director of ALR Chapters 370 and 407, and past ALR Area Director and ALR Committeeman. Deems served as our Northeast Kansas Patriot Guard Ride Captain since the Patriot Guard was established. Deems was a good husband and father, a great man, and a brother in arms.
Job well done, Brother.  Rest in Peace.