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September 23, 1917 – Thursday, November 10, 2011

Service Information
Buffalo Covenant Church
Wednesday November 16, 2011
2:00 p.m.

Visitation Information
Buffalo Covenant Church
Wednesday November 16, 2011
1:00 p.m.

Margaret Ann Peterson, age 94, died Thursday November 10, at her home in Red Wing, Minnesota.

She was born on September 23, 1917 in Iron Mountain, Michigan the daughter of John and Kristine Nelson. She was baptized in the First Covenant Church of Iron Mountain. She graduated from Iron Mountain High School in 1935 and attended North Park College in Chicago and graduated from the Swedish Covenant Hospital Nursing School. She moved to Minneapolis were she was employed as a nurse at Swedish Hospital.

She married Edmond John Peterson on November 23, 1944 at the First Covenant Church of Minneapolis. Their marriage was blessed with four children.

In addition to her role as wife and mother, she worked many years as a nurse at the Bethesda Lutheran Infirmary in St. Paul.

After their retirement in 1984, Margaret and her husband Edmond John made their home in Sherwood Forest on Maple Lake in Minnesota. The next 15 years were spent there where they enjoyed the lake, visits from their children and grandchildren, traveling and wintering in Florida. They moved to Buffalo in 1998. Margaret moved to Red Wing, Minnesota in 2009, after the death of her husband.

Mrs. Peterson is survived by her daughter Karen (Bill) Smirl of Corona Del Mar, California, son Curtis (Sue) Peterson of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, Son Keith (friend Jean)Peterson of Red Wing, Minnesota and daughter Kristine Peterson (John) Nieber of Lindstrom, Minnesota, as well as 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Edmond John; in 2008.

Funeral services for Margaret Ann Peterson will be held Wednesday November 16, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Buffalo Covenant Church. Visitation will be held at the church from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday November 16, 2011.

Interment will be at the Swedish Mission Cemetery in Buffalo, Minnesota.

The Peterson Chapel Buffalo is assisting the family with arrangements.

5 Guestbook Entries

  1. Joan Haehnel

    Dear Kristine; My deepest sympathy to you and your entire family. Your mom was a wonderful person. I am so glad I had met her a few times over the years. She ‘will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.’ (from Psalm 23)
    Sorry I won’t be able to be with you physically on Wednesday, you will be in my thoughts and prayers as you lay your mom to rest.

  2. Mark Shirey

    Funerals are for family & friends. Keith, your Mom was blessed with both during her time on earth. Now, it’s time for you, her family and friends can celebrate that her mission is over & complete.

  3. Jenna Swank

    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. God bless you and your family.

  4. Fred Arant

    Keith; my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I know you will miss her.

  5. Karen and Jim Mohr

    We were saddened to learn of your mother’s death while checking Facebook today after arriving home from a trip to Mexico. It was such a joy to visit with Aunt Margaret last month. She was full of life and joy. We will hold each of you in our prayers and be in touch.


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