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Russell R. Peterson

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Russell R. Peterson

Russell Peterson, Sioux Falls, SD, died April 12, 2016, at Sanford USD Medical Center. He was 97.

Russell Raymond Peterson was born September 28, 1918, in Beresford, SD.

On February 4, 1941, Russ joined the United States Army. He received his honorable discharge in 1945.

On March 23, 1946, Russ was joined in marriage to Johnnie Farrell in Sioux Falls. Russ became employed at Metz Baking Company where he worked primarily as a mixer.

Grateful for having shared his life are his son, Stan (Becky) Peterson, Alexandria, MN; daughters, Jan (Gale) Walker, Parkston, SD, and Brenda (Pat) O'Toole, rural Tyler, MN; seven grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Russ was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Cheryl; brother, Delmer; and three sisters, Alice, Ethel, Marion.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 am on Saturday April 16, 2016 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 4800 S. Southeastern Dr., Sioux Falls, SD. Visitation begins at noon Friday with the family present to greet friends from 5-7 Friday evening at Miller Funeral Home, 507 S Main Ave., Sioux Falls, SD.
Published in The Argus Leader on Apr. 14, 2016
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