ROCK INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
Douglas Peterson, of Dalbo, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at his home. He was 64 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 5:00 pm on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Braham Event Center (655 8th St SW, Braham, MN 55006).
VISITATION will be held 2 hours prior to the service, beginning at 3:00 pm at the Braham Event Center.
Douglas Peter Peterson of Dalbo, Minnesota; passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. He was 64 years old.
Doug was born Oct 8, 1952 in St Paul, MN to Kenneth and Rosella (Bender) Peterson. He lived in North Minneapolis and then moved to Crystal, MN. He attended McKinley Jr High where he excelled at football; starting every game from 7th through 9th grade and playing both offense and defense. He graduated from Cooper High School where his granddaughter Kaitlyn is now attending.
Doug entered the Marine Corp after graduation in 1970; serving tours in the Philippines and Okinawa. Doug was honorably discharged in 1972. After discharge he entered in a union and was blessed with two children Heather and Brendan. Doug began an apprenticeship and later became a Journeyman Carpenter. He was a master at his craft. In 1982 he met the love of his life, Ann on the Dalbo softball field. They married in 1983 and have lived mostly in Dalbo for the last 34 years where they built their beautiful home known to many as “Nowhere”. He was a wonderful and loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Mike.
Doug is survived by his wife Ann; children, Heather (Don) Cowles and Brendan (Tracy) Peterson; grandchildren, Cory, Kaitlyn, Adam, Piper, and Paige; sisters, Beva (Dick) LaGue and Debbie (Terry) Loeffler; sisters-in-law, Deanne(Randy) Johnson, Linda (Eric) Heilman, Beth (Craig) Erickson and Linda Peterson; father-in-law John Wurm; also many wonderful nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He will be dearly missed and remain in our hearts forever. May the fish bite on your line and the Vikings win the Superbowl.