He is survived by his wife, Jane; children, Biff and Nancy Peterson of Granbury, Texas, Starr and Troy Broussard of Lake Jackson, Texas, Tessa and Brian Swientonioski of Friendswood, Texas; grandchildren, Kylee and Kason Peterson, Taryn and Tanah Broussard, Brenna and Breely Swientonioski; sisters, Betty Galloway and Evelyn Ballew.
He had a successful coaching career in Gonzales, Texas and Angleton, Texas before becoming an administrator in Angleton for twenty-eight years. Retiring in 1990 he and Jane resided in Panorama Village, Texas where he was on the golf course almost daily. We will miss him and remember him for all the strength, courage, generosity, patience and love that he left behind.
The family received friends at 10:00 AM on Monday, August 29, 2011. Memorial services were held at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home. A reception followed.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make memorial gifts may do so to TheAlzheimer's Association at 225 North Michigan Avenue, Fl. 17, Chicago, IL. 60601-7633.
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