Robert R. Peterson, 75

Robert R. Peterson, 75, of East Grand Forks, MN passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at Altru Hospital,Grand Forks, ND.
          Robert Raymond Peterson was born on April 15, 1935 in Grand Forks, ND the son of Robert and Iva (Nelson) Peterson Sr..  Robert grew up and attended school in Grand Forks, ND, graduating from Central High School.  On July 12, 1956 he was united in marriage to Marlys Storey in East Grand Forks, MN.  Robert worked for Bridgeman Creameries, Valley Dairy and Minnesota Dairy in Grand Forks, retiring on September 3, 1997.
          Robert had served as a Deacon and Elder at Mendenhall Presbyterian Church and was also in charge of all of the East Grand Forks Boy Scout Troops that met regularly at Crestwood School.
          Family members who survive Robert include his wife Marlys of East Grand Forks, MN; children, David (Linda) Peterson of East Grand Forks, MN, Brenda (Ken) LaPlante of Frisco, TX, Brian (Lori) Peterson, Robin (Paul) Metzgar both of East Grand Forks, MN and Cheryl (Warren) Menge of Phoenix, AZ; 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Dorothy (Gordon) Wannamaker of Longview, WA and Mabel Machart of Grand Forks, ND
          Robert is preceded in death by his parents; 2 sisters, Clara Nagel, Arlene Huber and 1 brother Carl Peterson.
          The family respectively asks that in lieu of flowers that Memorials are preferred.
 
Funeral Service: 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 24, 2011 in Mendenhall Presbyterian Church, 528 10th St. NW,East Grand Forks, MN
 
Visitation:  1 hour before Funeral Service on Thursday, March 24, 2011 in Mendenhall Presbyterian Church
 
Online Guestbook:  www.stennesfuneralhome.com
 
Arrangements by Stennes Funeral Home, East Grand Forks, Minnesota

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