FREEDHEM -- Vincent R. Peterson, 81, Freedhem, died Friday, March 10, 2000, at his home.
He was born Aug. 25, 1918, in Buh Township to August and Christine Peterson. He was born, raised, lived and died on the family farm. He served in the Army from 1941-42. He married Jeanette Carlson on June 7, 1943, in Mankato. They lived on the family farm for 56 years. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Freedhem and a current member of First Lutheran Church in Little Falls.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanette, Freedhem; a son, Richard Peterson, Freedhem; a daughter, Jane Yorek, Sobieski; a sister, Bernice Sassen, Roseville; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
His parents, a brother, Roland, and a sister, Beatrice, died earlier.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at First Lutheran Church in Little Falls with Pastor David Steffenson officiating.
Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. today, with a prayer service at 5 p.m., at Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls and from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday at the church.
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