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Maynard Lawrence Peterson
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1922
Death: Jul. 31, 2011

Peterson, Maynard Lawrence of Flushing, MI, age 89, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011 at Genesys Hospice Care Center in Goodrich, MI. Maynard was born June 8, 1922 in Jupiter Twp., Minnesota to Carl Hjalmer and Anna (Johnson) Peterson. Maynard attended school in Karlstad, Minnesota and in 1943 enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps serving as an Armorer on a B-17 Flying Fortress. He was MIA for three months before being liberated by Allied Forces. He married Lois Pederson of Halma, Minnesota on April 12, 1946. They were married for 63 years. In 1950, they moved to Flint, MI then later to Flushing, MI. Maynard retired from Fisher Body Grand Blanc after 30 years of service. Lois preceded him in death on August 24, 2009. Surviving are children, Carolyn (Ron) Birmingham of Flushing, Joyce (Jeff) Folland of Halma, MN, Don Peterson of Flushing and Bradley (Denise) Peterson of Byron, MI; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren. Maynard was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; an infant grand-daughter, Lana Folland; four brothers, Manfred, Hilmer, Norman and Arnold; and three sisters, Evelyn Lysford, Edith Smeby and Rose Frei. A memorial service and burial will be held at a later date in Halma, Minnesota. 
 
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 Parents:
  Carl Hjalmer Peterson (1883 - 1970)
  Anna L Johnson Peterson
 
 Spouse:
  Lois R Pederson Peterson (1926 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Manfred E Peterson*
  Hilmer E Peterson (1910 - 1980)*
  Evelyn Irene Lysford (1913 - 1938)*
  Norman D Peterson (1915 - 1988)*
  Edith Elnor Peterson Smeby (1917 - 2004)*
  Maynard Lawrence Peterson (1922 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: SSGT, 557 AAF BASE UNIT WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Eidsvold Cemetery
Halma
Kittson County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: ShaneO
Record added: Aug 01, 2011
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Maynard Lawrence Peterson
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Maynard Lawrence Peterson
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Maynard Lawrence Peterson
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Christmas Blessings.
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 Added: Dec. 24, 2014
Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace.
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 Added: May. 12, 2014

- ShaneO
 Added: Dec. 6, 2013
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