Leslie Peterson, 70, of Williams, Minnesota, passed away August 29, 2011, in Madison, Wisconsin, surrounded by loving family and friends.
Les was born on September 2, 1940, in Karlstad, Minnesota, to Evald and Patrice Peterson. He is survived by his wife, Noel (Becker), of 50 years and their three children, Charlene (Greg McGraw), Scott (Marti), Patrick (Julie), and seven grandchildren (Amanda and Casey McGraw, Kylie, Corey, and Jordyn Peterson, and Dalton and Savannah Peterson). He is also survived by five sisters, six brothers, numerous in-laws and extended family members, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, infant twin sons, and infant grandson.
A celebration of Les’ life was held in Wisconsin on September 3, 2011. A Memorial Mass for Les will be held on Saturday, October 1, at 4:30 p.m. at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Williams, Minnesota. Refreshments will be served after mass.