Peterson, Donald Joe (1930-2005)

Donald Peterson, 74, Warren, MN, passed away at his home in Warren, Minnesota on Wednesday, February 9. 2005.

Donald Joe Peterson was born on December 9, 1930 in Fairmont, MN, the son of Hillary and Vera (Lucas) Peterson. He moved with his family to Karlstad, MN as a young child where he attended school. Donald served in the Army in Korea from 1952 to 1956. On March 11, 1961, he was united in marriage to Shirley Swanson. They moved to Warren, MN in 1966. Donald worked on area farms and also drove semi for several years.

Donald enjoyed fishing, visiting with his friends and taking care of his yard.

Left to mourn his passing are his wife Shirley and daughters; Debbie and friend Dennis Hudson of Crookston, MN and Diane and friend Johnnie Green of Thief River Falls, MN, granddaughter Courtney and grandson Brandon, both of Thief River Falls, MN, sister Sylvia Bengtson of Karlstad, MN, three brothers LuVerne (Mona) Peterson of Karlstad, MN, Hillary (Sandy) Peterson and Jim (Joyce) Peterson, all of Alexandria, MN and several nieces and nephews.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents and son David.

DuBore Funeral Home

[Interred Greenwood cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky