DEERWOOD -- Edward Clarence Peterson, 86, Deerwood, died Sunday, May 28, 2000, at Cuyuna Regional Care Center in Crosby.
He was born Sept. 7, 1913, in Gwinn, Mich., to Charles and Marie (Johnson) Peterson. He married Ida Mae Duzan on June 18, 1938, in Crosby. He was a retired Pickards Mather Mining Co. employee with 35 years of service. He was a member of the Cuyuna Range Masonic Lodge No. 276 in Crosby.
Survivors include three sons, Donald Peterson, Deerwood, and Dennis Peterson and Randy Peterson, both of Grand Rapids; three daughters, Patricia Klein, Sussex, Wis., Judy Anttila, Deerwood, and Susan Peterson, Jacobson; a sister, Margaret Guthrie, Northville; a special friend, Jessie Abbott, Aitkin; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
His wife, Ida; a brother, Leo Peterson; and two sisters, Gertrude Stostad and Clara Thiele, died earlier.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Koop Funeral Home in Crosby with Rev. David N. Anderson officiating. Burial will be at the Lakewood Cemetery in Crosby.
Friends may call two hours before services at the funeral home Friday.
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