Corneil “Corky” Peterson, of rural Braham, passed away on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at HCMC in Minneapolis, MN. She was 81 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Siloa Lutheran Church in rural Braham.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held from 4- 8 pm on Friday, January 16, 2015 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham with a PRAYER SERVICE at 7:30 pm, visitation will also be held 1 hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
Corneil “Corky” L. Peterson, of Maple Ridge Township, passed away on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at HCMC surrounded by family. She was 81 years old.
Corky was born on July 14, 1933, in St. Paul, MN, the only child of Fred & Frances Hagers. She grew up in St. Paul, attended grade school at St. Matthews, graduated from St. Joseph’s Girls Academy in 1951 and graduated from St. Catherine’s College as a registered Occupational Therapist. She was the Director of the OT department at St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul, MN. On August 9, 1969, she married Duane “Duke” Peterson, and moved to Maple Ridge Township.
Corky was an active member of Siloa Lutheran Church, VFW Auxiliary. She served on the Braham School Board for fourteen years. She enjoyed many activities including bowling, snowmobiling, sewing, quilting and spending time with family.
Corky was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband Duke, by her children, Sharon (Tom) Lynch of Mora, Greg (Tina) Massey of Fridley, Chris (Bill) Dahlquist of Cambridge, Nicole (Tim) Laman of Stanchfield and Rachel Peterson of Maple Ridge Township. 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, several brothers and sisters in-law, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service held on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Siloa Lutheran Church with Pastor Dan Olson Officiating. Music was provided by Judy Windorski. A spring inurnment will be in the Siloa Lutheran Cemetery.