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TODAYOBITUARIES In Memory of Kenneth M. Peterson Kenneth M. Peterson, age 64, of Manhattan, died September 19, 2011, at his residence. He was born July 22, 1947, in Colby, Kansas, the son of Ernest Milton and Doris Ruby (Marcuson) Peterson. Ken grew up in Atwood, Kansas on the family farm. He graduated from Kansas State University in 1969 with a degree in Biochemistry. He was a member of ROTC during college and served two years in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict and was discharged at the rank of Captain. Following his military service he returned to Atwood to farm with his fam22 november 2011 ily. He began working as a crop adjuster for Rain and Hail LLC and later became a Field Supervisor for the state of Kansas and moved to Manhattan in 1999. His job afforded him the opportunity to travel the state and enjoy the wide open spaces. In 2003-2004, Ken served as the Chairman of the NCIS Kansas/Oklahoma Regional/State Committee. In his youth, he was a member of the Kansas Young Farmers organization. He loved to fish, hunt, and spend time with his family. His greatest joy was taking his grandchildren fishing. On January 29, 1967, in Kansas City, Missouri, he married Patricia June White. Mrs. Peterson survives of the home. Additional survivors include his two children: Shannon Kimball and her husband Jason of Lawrence, KS, and William Peterson and his wife Diane of Overland Park, KS; his mother, Doris of Atwood; two brothers: Wayne Peterson and his wife Ardis of Junction City, KS, and Gregory Peterson and his wife Brenda of Atwood, KS; and three grandchildren: Ian and Logan Kimball and Sydney Peterson. Ken was preceded in death by his father in 1989.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Crop Insurance Today November 2011

Primum Non Nocere
Systematic Risk: Crop Insurance in Retrospect and Prospect
The State of U.S. Livestock Insurance
Crop Insurance in 2020
Dr. Wally Nelson Receives Siehl Prize
High Temperature Effects on Corn: How high is to high?
Educating Adjusters for Over Three Decades
On the Road

Crop Insurance Today November 2011