Born in Frederic, WI, Oct. 4, 1928 passed away May 2, 2013 Preceded in death by his parents, Carl & Myrtle Peterson; sister, Eileen Babcock and niece Jill Rybak. Survived by his wife, Lois (Wendy); son Brad (Melinda); daughter, Kim (Stuart) Hildeman; grandchildren, Ryan, Lauren, Ellen, Braeden, Westen, Teren, Taylen, Bryten; sister, Gwen Grady; niece and nephews. Memorial Service to take place at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, White Bear Lake, on Saturday 5/11 at 11 AM, visitation at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Stephen Lutheran Church or the American Swedish Institute.


Published in Pioneer Press from May 9 to May 10, 2013