Kevin Peterson, of rural Isle, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2011 at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. He was 57 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, December 30, 2011 at the Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home of Mora.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held 1 hour prior to the service.
Kevin Byron Peterson, of rural Isle, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2011 at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was 57 years old.
Kevin was born on March 30, 1954 in Mora, Minnesota to parents Byron and Virgean (Dullum) Peterson. Born the youngest of four children, he grew up in Mora and graduated from Mora High School in 1972. He later attended St. Cloud Technical School and North Hennepin Junior College.
Kevin married Maggie Horan of Cambridge in 1973 and they became the parents of one son, Matt. Later in 1990, Kevin was united in marriage to Terry Enerson of Brooklyn Park, and they became the parents of Tara and Tanner.
Kevin played both softball and basketball for the National Championship Rolling Gophers and Rolling Thunder wheelchair teams. He was an avid fisherman and hunter.
Kevin was preceded in death by his father Byron Peterson.
He is survived by his mother Virgean Peterson of Mora, children Matt (Debbie) Peterson of McGrath; Tara (Mike) Peterson of Big Lake; and Tanner (Kjersten) Peterson of Monticello. He was proud to be “Grandpa” to Alyssa and Matt Jr. Peterson; Destany, Tyler, Serenity, Tatiana, Riley, Madison, and Lillee Peterson; siblings Dianne Gates of Staples; Steven (Janice) Peterson of Mora; and Darlene Peterson of Pagosa Springs, CO; many other relatives and friends.