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Howard N. Peterson

June 22, 1943 October 1, 2020
Howard N. Peterson
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HOWARD NORMAN PETERSON, age 77, of Lake Benton, MN, died Thursday, October 1, 2020, at PioneerCare in Fergus Falls.

Howard was born June 22, 1943, to Donald and Isabelle (Larson) Peterson, in Minneapolis, MN. He attended Hawthorn School, Riverside, and also Moorhead High School, where he graduated in 1961.

He was a truck driver for Atlas Moving and Postal Service from 1962-1976, a police officer in Glyndon, MN from 1977-1979, then Police Chief in Lake Benton, MN from 1979-1992, and he also drove truck for Jim Palmer Trucking.

Howard enjoyed building model airplanes, woodworking, Casino gambling, lawn care, and snow removal for his neighbors.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Donald and Isabelle, and a brother, Dick Peterson.

Howard is survived by his children, Mark (Kristy) Peterson, Paul (Jennifer) Peterson, Christina (Ryan) Kapperud, Angela (Danny) Peasley, John Peterson, and Matthew Peterson; grandchildren, Anthony, Ashley, Bryce, James, Keith, Patty, Brandon, Jason, Ashley, Gabe, Tommie, Matthew, Amy, Ben, Joe, Zach, and Lexi; great-grandchildren, Berkley, Jace, Isabella, Landen, Nana, Isidro, Elijah, Jonathan, Sol, Harper, Emma, and Jonah; great-great-grandchildren, Quentin and Noah; siblings, Butch, Donnie, MaryAnn, and Mike, and his best friend, Carol Blaisdell.

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3:00 PM 10/6/2020 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/6/2020 7:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Lake Benton Chapel

102 South Freemont St.
PO Box 301
Lake Benton, MN 56149

Per MN Executive Order, masks will be required and social distancing and capacity guidelines are to be observed. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Hartquist Funeral Home - Lake Benton Chapel
102 South Freemont St. Lake Benton 56149 MN
United States

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