|Birth: ||Jul. 31, 1907|
|Death: ||Nov. 26, 1999|
Lilly P. Peterson, 92
Funeral services were held for Lilly P. Peterson, age 92, at Lake Sarah Baptist Church, rural Slayton, on Tuesday, November 30, 1999. Rev. John Kramer officiated. Her grandchildren served as pallbearers. Interment was held at Lake Sarah Baptist Cemetery.
Lilly Peterson was born on July 31, 1907 on a farm in Mason Township, Murray County, MN to August and Hannah Lenberg Anderson. She grew up on the family farm north of Slayton and attended Slayton High School. Before her marriage Lilly worked as a nurse's aid and cook at the Worthington Hospital, then worked in St. Paul as a domestic maid. On October 31, 1938, she and Elis Peterson were married at the Lake Sarah Baptist parsonage. Following their marriage they lived in St. Paul, MN for two years. In 1940 they moved to a farm in Lake Sarah Township where they lived until their retirement in 1973. They moved from the home farm to the lake farm at that time. Elis died on June 4, 1988 and Lilly continued living on the farm until she moved to Slayton in 1997. In 1998 Lilly became a resident of Prairie View Healthcare Center in Tracy and passed away there on November 26, 1999 at the age of 92.
Survivors include her four sons and their wives: John Peterson and his friend Mary of Clarkfield, MN; Glenn and Erna Peterson of Duluth, MN; Dale and Sherill Peterson of rural Garvin, MN and Don and Penny Peterson of rural Garvin, MN; nine grandchildren and former daughter-in-law, Nancy Peterson. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, sisters: Hulda Widboom and Tera Anderson and brothers: Walter, Oscar and Elder Anderson.
Lake Sarah Baptist Cemetery
Created by: Peggy
Record added: May 21, 2011
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