July 9, 2007 at 10:13 a.m.
Born in St. Paul to Anton and Mary Peterson. He served in WWII in Europe with the Army Corps of Engineers. A general contractor, he worked in the family business of Anton Peterson & Sons.
He is survived by wife, Grace; daughters: Glennis and Genise; son, Tony; grandchildren: Justin (Emily) Kral, Emmy (Leif) Lundeen and Jessica; great-grandchildren: Hunter and Cole, and many other relatives and friends.
Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery followed by a memorial service at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 12, at VFW Post #4210, 556 S.W. 12th Street, Forest Lake.
Cremation Society of MN is handling arrangements, 612-825-2435.