Roy Peterson, 69Roy Nicoli Peterson, age 69, of Lake City, died Monday, Nov. 7, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn.
Roy Nicoli Peterson, age 69, of Lake City, died Monday, Nov. 7, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn.
Roy was born Aug. 13, 1942, in Diamond Bluff, Wis., the son of Assmus "Nick" and Marie (Hynding) Peterson. He attended school in Aleo, Wis. He worked for the Donald Cobian farm, Cal's Pure Oil in Ellsworth, Riviera Kitchens, and Boss Oil in Lake City. He married Jeanette Schultz on March 14, 1964, and they lived in Frontenac. The couple later divorced. He married Cheryl Byer in 1981, and they later divorced. He worked for Metro Gravel in Hastings and as a truck driver for Knudsen Trucking, retiring in May 2010.
Roy enjoyed having coffee at the Whistle Stop, camping, fishing, and going to tractor and antique equipment shows.
Roy is survived by two daughters, Kathy Peterson of Red Wing and Marlene Niebeling of Wabasha; two grandchildren, Sarah and Whitney Niebeling; longtime companion, Sherrill Wolfe of Lake City; sisters, Mildred Betcher of Red Wing and Betty (Harold) Wipperling of Red Wing; former mother-in-law, Laurinda Schultz, and his extended family through Sherrill.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, and five brothers.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, with Reverend Eugene Hasselquist officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and also for 1 hour prior to the service on Thursday.
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