ROCK INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
WARREN PETERSON, of Rush City, formerly of Braham, died on October 19, 2016 at his home. He was 90 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at Braham Ev. Lutheran Church.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the church.
INURNMENT will be at Rice Lake Cemetery in Braham.
Memorial are preferred in lieu of flowers.
Edward Warren Peterson, of Rush City, formerly of Braham, passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at his home. He was 90 years old.
Warren was born on July 21, 1926 in a farm house in Royalton Township, the second of seven children born to Edward and Edna (Melin) Peterson. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church at Rush City. He attended Meadowbank rural school through the eighth grade and continued on to Rush City High School. During the spring of his senior year Warren was drafted into the United States Army. He served during WWII in occupied Tokyo, Japan. After the war ended he served as a military policeman. He was honorably discharged on November 26, 1946. Upon returning home, he completed his GED. He then went to Washington State for a year of Bible College but after his brother was drafted into the Army, Warren returned home and began farming with his dad.
On July 7, 1965 Warren married Dorothy Hanson. They had one child, Nancy. Warren retired and moved to the farm near Braham. After failing health, they sold the farm and moved to Rush City where he lived his final 4 years.
Warren was on the Greeley Creamery board, the Royalton Township Board and also served as the Commander of the Rush City VFW Post 6692. He enjoyed watching “the Price is Right”, “Wheel of Fortune”, the Minnesota Twins and Vikings games until his eyesight began failing.
Warren is preceded in death by his parents, daughter Nancy, 2 brothers, 3 sisters, and a nephew.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy, granddaughter Alysha Peterson-Sharratt, great granddaughter Sophia, sisters, Myrt Larson and
Lorine Peterson, many nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.