Orville “Pete” Peterson, age 92, of Brainerd, passed away on Sept. 16, 2012.
Pete was born on Jan. 1, 1920, in Motley, Minn., to Chris and Ragna Peterson.
He is a veteran of WWII, where he served in the U.S. Army and he worked for Bang Printing as a printer for over 30 years. Pete loved herring, watches and jewelry and he also enjoyed painting and woodworking.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Joyce L. (Jackson); sons, Randy and Terry; parents; brother, Gordon; and sister, Gertrude.
He will be deeply missed by his granddaughters, Emily (Mike) Sjodin, of St. Paul, Rachel (Jeremy) Barnes, of Derby, Conn.; brother, Calvin Peterson, of Brainerd; sisters-in-law, Deloris Holman, of Brainerd, Carol Engebretson, of Elmhurst, Ill., Patricia Hillman, of Lombard, Ill.; nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. at Edgewood Vista in Brainerd, with visitation beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery.
Family being served by: Halvorson-Johnson Funeral and Cremation Care