Walter R. Peterson 87 of Belding passed away Sunday evening October 3, 2021 at home under the loving care of his family and Elara Hospice. Walter was born on April 5, 1934 in Edmore ,the son of Julius and Leona ( Peasley) Peterson. In earlier years he proudly served in the U.S. Army. Walter is loved and survived by his wife Velma and their children, Faye Hudson, Ann Lillie, Mary Roerig, Valerie Ray, Randy Peterson, several grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother. A memorial luncheon for Walter will be 1:00 PM Thursday October 7, 2021 at the Belding VFW Post. Military honors will be offered first, followed by a brief prayer service with Pastor Mike Simmons, then the luncheon. Memorials may be given to the family.