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Tod H. Peterson, 52

Tod Harlan Peterson, 52, of Rochester, formerly of Red Wing, died Wednesday, Feb. 8.

He was born on July 11, 1964, in Oelwein, Iowa, to Warren and Loretta (Augustin) Peterson. He graduated from high school in Minnesota and then started a career in auto mechanics. He married Deanna Kyllo in 1988; to this union one son, Aaron, was born. They later divorced. After Aaron graduated from high school they moved to Rochester. He enjoyed NASCAR, was a NHRA fan, boating, working on cars, and spending time with Aaron.

He is survived by his son, Aaron; his father, Warren (Faye) Peterson; one brother, Scott Peterson; two aunts, Lottie Kingsbury and Lorraine Christofferson; many cousins; and his former wife, Deanna Peterson.

He was preceded in death by his mother; stepfather, Harold; and two uncles, Duane and Floyd.

A private service will be determined at a later date.

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