Obituary for Dwayne Peterson
Dwayne Leo Peterson, age 88, of Brainerd, passed away at Bethany Good Samaritan Society on Friday, May 26, 2017. Dwayne was born on November 14, 1928 in Staples to Rueben & Annie (Larson) Peterson. Dwayne was a proud US Army Korean War Veteran. Dwayne worked for Brainerd Dairy for 25 years, and then became an owner/operator truck driver.
Dwayne loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great grand-children. He and Ardith loved living on the lake. Dwayne enjoyed woodworking and Thursday mornings, having coffee with the guys.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 64 years, Ardith; children: Mary (Michael) Walsh of Nashwalk, David Peterson of Brainerd, Daniel (Karen) Peterson of Rosemount; grandchildren: Emily (James) Schnick, Stefanie (Graham) Johnson, Carly (Aaron Huls) Walsh, Michael Walsh, Andrew Walsh, Dane Peterson, Delaney Peterson, Cole Peterson, Sarah Peterson and Justin Peterson; great grandchildren: Anna, Lili, Noah, Grace, Keira and Elise.
Preceding Dwayne in death are his parents; son, Donald Peterson; sisters: Pauline Lockwood and Amanda Peterson.
A memorial service honoring Dwayne’s life will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church at 11AM. Visitation will be on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from 4-7PM at Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home, BRAINERD CHAPEL and one hour prior to the service, Wednesday at the Church. Interment will take place at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, near Little Falls.
Caring for Dwayne and the Peterson Family:
Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home
218-829-3581 Brainerd Chapel