Hazel S. Peterson, of Cambridge, MN died Sunday, January 13, 2008 at Unity Hospital. She was 75 years old.
Funeral Services will be held 11 AM FRIDAY, January 18, 2008 at Braham Evangelical Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Thursday, January 17, 2008 at the Rock-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham. Interment will be at Rice Lake Cemetery.
Hazel S. Peterson, age 75, of Cambridge, MN died Sunday, January 13, 2008 at Unity Hospital. Hazel was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1996 and after completing treatment, the cancer remained in remission until it returned in the fall of 2006.
Hazel was born April 19, 1932 in Aitkin County, MN to Fred and Sophie (Datzler) Schoenrock. She was raised in Giese and was baptized and confirmed at Giese Lutheran Church. Hazel graduated from Finlayson High School in 1949. She then moved to Mora where she was employed by Kanabec State Bank. She later moved to Minneapolis and worked at Northwestern National Bank until 1958.
Hazel married Eugene Peterson on September 6, 1958 and moved to the Peterson family farm in Braham, MN. She worked at the Braham Bank until 1965 when her first of three daughters was born. After raising her children, Hazel returned to the workforce and was employed by the Braham Veterinarian Clinic. She eventually transferred to the East Central Veterinarians Clinic in Mora, where she worked until retiring in November of 2006.
Hazel is survived by her husband Gene of Cambridge; daughters, Jennifer (Tim) Bergman of Roseville, Wendy (Mike) DeVault of North Branch, and Holly (Shane) Ball of St. Michael; six grandchildren: Noah, Jonah, Grace, Kate, Rachel, and Shannon; sister, Lucille Christensen; sisters-in-law, Leona & Lily Schoenrock; brother-in-law, Donald (Barb) Peterson; many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents, Hazel was preceded in death by her sister, Gladys Karsky; brothers, Ernie and Ralph Schoenrock; and brother-in-law, Clarence Christensen.