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Eldon Robert “Boo” Peterie, age 94, a lifelong resident of Laredo, passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2023, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cameron.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 24, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at the Laredo Christian Church in Laredo. A scheduled visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Burial will be in Richardson Cemetery at Laredo.

Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home in Laredo on Wednesday, November 22, 2023, from 12 noon until 5:00 p.m.

Eldon was born the son of Roy and Stella Groves Peterie on April 12, 1929, in Laredo. He was a United States Army Veteran and served during the Korean War. He was a double Purple Heart recipient.

Eldon was united in marriage to Betty Barnett on August 29, 1953 in Laredo. She preceded him in death on June 18, 2019.

Eldon worked as a self-employed bricklayer. He was a member of the Laredo Baptist Church and the Missouri State Trappers Association. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and trapper.

Survivors include his two sons, Kerry Peterie (Cindy) of Chula and Mike Peterie (Bert) of Laredo; one daughter, Lora Jackson (Les) of Trenton; four grandchildren, Erica Blue (Donald) of Chillicothe, Lisa Dannar (Jeremy) of Kansas City, Logan Jackson (Meagan) of Columbia and Tyler Jackson (Dani) of St. Louis; seven great-grandchildren, Henley, Hattie, Jacob and Eleanor Jackson and Owen, Kylie and Harper Dannar.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Betty; three brothers, Leroy “Pete” Peterie, Claude Peterie and John Bennett; and four sisters, Marie Swan, Ilene Lee, Doris Manning and Gracie Tomac.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Richardson Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home of Chillicothe.