Bruce Peterson, 50, passed away October 2, 2021 at Unity Point Iowa Methodist Medical Center.

Bruce was born November 11, 1970 in Des Moines, Iowa to Harlan and Sharon Peterson. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1989. Bruce owned and operated Bruce Peterson Construction. He was a member of Fort Des Moines Church of Christ and The Yellow River Canoe Club. Bruce loved spending time with his family, being with his wife as much as possible, watching his grandson’s sporting activities and playing with his dog Skeeter. He enjoyed meeting up with friends at G Migs, fishing, canoe trips, going to church and helping with many church projects. He was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan and also enjoyed watching the New York Yankees.

Bruce is survived by his loving wife, LeAnn Peterson; children, Miles (Sara) Peterson and Miranda (Austin) DeYoung; grandchildren, Levi and Rev DeYoung and Titus and Case Peterson and Bruce was very excited to hear from Miranda that he had another grandchild on the way. He is also survived by his beloved parents, Harlan and Sharon Peterson; siblings, Angie (Jeff) Price and Brad Peterson; and a host of extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, Blake Peterson and grandparents, Elton and Nora Peterson and Perdean and Elnora Peterson.

The family will greet friends on Monday, October 11, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Hamilton’s on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 12th at 10:00 a.m. at Fort Des Moines Church of Christ, 244 E. Army Post Road in Des Moines. Bruce will be laid to rest at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Bruce.

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