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Walter Peterson[1]

Male 1913 - 1994  (80 years)


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  • Name Walter Peterson 
    Born 19 May 1913  Hingham, Hill, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer 
    Died 7 Feb 1994  La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried 9 Feb 1994  Oak Grove Cemetery, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Walter J. Peterson, 80, of Route 1, Peterson, died Monday, (Feb. 7, 1994) at St. Francis Medical Center in La Crosse, Wis. He was born on May 19, 1913, to Julius J. ad Cora (Overland) Peterson of Hingham, Mont. He first worked on the Alaskan Highway, then farmed for many years in Fillmore County. He also did contract mowing for the State of Minnesota for many years. Walter married Opal C. Norby on Feb. 2, 1935, at Mabel. She died on April 20, 1983. He attended Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah's Witness in Winona. He is survived by three sons, W. John (Jean) Peterson, Rushford, Roger D. (Margaret) Peterson, Dover, and Steve J. (Vangelee) Peterson, Winona: five daughters, Roggie (James) Himli, Rushford, Wanda (Allen) Crawford, Winona, Paulene S. (Richard) Cada, Winona, Jacquelyn (Bruce) Whetstone, Winona, and Sherlyn (Daniel) Hanson, Peterson; 25 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and three brothers. Funeral services were Feb. 9 at Fawcett Funeral Home. Interment will be in the spring at Oak Grove Cemetery, Rushford. Mr. James Dembraski, of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, presided. Pallbearers were Mark Cada, Russell Gerard, Shadrick, Bradley, Jeffrey and James Peterson, Shawn Whetstone and Jeremy Polus. [3]
    Person ID I7992  Mindrum
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2012 

    Father Julius John Peterson,   b. 23 Sep 1889, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1957, Peterson, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Cornelia (Cora) J. Overland,   b. 2 Nov 1890, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1983, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1912  Decorah, Winneshiek, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F5576  Group Sheet

    Family Opal Nordby,   b. 28 Mar 1916, Preble, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1983  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1935  Mabel, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
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    Last Modified 20 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F5590  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Peterson, Walter P. and Opal C. Norby
    Peterson, Walter P. and Opal C. Norby

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Overland Family History, Audrey Overland, Lorna Anderson, 1986.

    2. [S16] Social Security Death Index, date.

    3. [S6406]

    4. [S16] Social Security Death Index.

    5. [S6405]