|Birth: ||Dec. 3, 1904|
|Death: ||Jan. 26, 1996|
Wadena Pioneer Journal, February 1, 1996
Wilford Fay Peterson, 91, of Wadena, died Jan. 26, 1996, at Dakota Hospital, Fargo, N.D.
Mr. Peterson was born Dec. 4, 1904, top Hort and Carrie (Rummins) Peterson in Orton Township, Wadena County, Minn. He married Mary Barbara Siss on Aug 10, 1942, in St. Hubert's Catholic Church in Bluegrass, Minn. He served in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Peterson was a farmer and wood cutter and worked at the Wadena Silo Co. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening.
Funeral services were held Jan. 31 at St. Ann's Catholic Church with the Rev. Tom Knoblach officiating. Interment was at St. Hubert's Cemetery, Blue Grass, with the Johnson Memorial Home of Wadena in charge of arrangements.
Military honors were provided by the Elmer Goche Post 3922 VFW of Wadena. Honorary pallbearers were all his grandchildren. Pallbearers were Matt Peterson, Joe Peterson, Roger Johnson, Mark Johnson, Brent Peterson, and Chad Peterson.
Mr. Peterson is survived by: sons, Mike (Debra) Peterson of Wadena; Steve (Lola) Peterson of Staples; daughter Mary Ellen Johnson of Wadena; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and brother, Lloyd Peterson of Aldrich.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Barbara Peterson, on Feb. 28, 1995; parents; brothers, Herb and William Peterson; sisters, Beatrice Walsh, Cecil Thompson and Blanche Skaar.
Hort Peterson (1876 - 1957)
Caroline Hattie Rummins Peterson (1879 - 1937)
Mary B Peterson (1915 - 1995)
Blanche H Peterson Skaar (1898 - 1978)*
Wilford Fay Peterson (1904 - 1996)
Fern Peterson (1916 - 1916)*
Beulah Peterson (1917 - 1917)*
Carol Peterson (1923 - 1923)*
Saint Huberts Cemetery
Created by: Jim Childers
Record added: May 14, 2011
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