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Melvin Peterson

August 31, 1922 July 15, 2018
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Melvin Peterson 95, formerly of Varna and LaSalle died at 2:30 AM on July 15, 2018 in Heritage Manor in Peru where he was cared for and deeply loved and resided there for the past 4 years.
Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, July 19th at 10:30 AM in Burgess Funeral Home in LaSalle with Rev. Gregory Jarzombek officiating
Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Wenona
Visitation will be on Thursday from 10:00 AM until the time of service in the Funeral Home
He was born on August 31,1922 in Varna to John and Della (Swanson) Peterson
He married Emily Mochnik on August 4, 1950 at St. Roch’s Church in LaSalle
He farmed on the family farm until his retirement when they moved to LaSalle
He is survived by many Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by Parents, Wife Emily in 2010, Daughter Maxine Ann, 1 Sister Bernice Helm, and 1 Brother Virgil Peterson
Memorials may be directed to St. Bede Academy for Masses
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