Funeral services were held on Saturday, Aug. 9 at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Cremation followed the funeral service, with burial in the Sunset View Cemetery at Washta at a later date.
Mason was born on May 30, 1990 at Sioux City to David Peterson and Melissa Fuhrman. He attended Cherokee and River Valley Schools. He had been a resident of Correctionville the past three years and prior to this had lived in Cherokee. He had worked for P & S Construction for a short time. He enjoyed fishing, riding dirt bikes, playing video games and working on cars.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Gary Fuhrman, maternal step-grandfather Kenneth Ludvigson, paternal grandfather Robert Peterson and paternal step-grandfather Darren Ruby a great-grandmother and an aunt
He is survived by his mothe,r Melissa Barnes, and her friend Dean Zahnley of Correctionville; his father, David Peterson of Sioux City; maternal grandmother Kathy Ludvigson of Washta; paternal grandmother Jeanne Ruby of Cherokee; maternal great-grandmother Doreen Fuhrman of Cherokee; one brother Miles Zollman of Correctionville; two sisters: Megan Zollman of Correctionville and Catriona Peterson of Tuscon, Ariz.; two nieces, Kaleigh and Brooke Gravenish; his fiancÚ, Charlee Brewer of Washta; many aunts, uncles and cousins.