Richard D. Peterson, 84, of Marinette, passed away Wednesday morning, January 30, 2019, at Bay Area Medical Center. He was born January 20, 1935 in Marinette to Edward L. “Strawberry” and Anna (Opsahl) Peterson. Richard resided in the Marinette area all of his life and was a graduate of Marinette High School. He went on to serve in the U.S. Army for two years. He worked for several local industries, was a commercial fisherman and most well known for operating Peterson Plant Farm. He was married to the former Linda Raygo who preceded him in death on Sept. 3, 1983. He later married the former Kathleen Dill who survives him along with five children, Cindy Entringer, Duane Peterson, Darrell Peterson, Connie Boyd and Christy (Jim) Bauer; a step-daughter, Amy (Glen) Walker; his step-mother, Dorine Peterson; 14 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and first wife, Richard was preceded in death by a daughter, Candace; and a granddaughter. Friends may call at Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home in Marinette on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 1 until 3 p.m. Service will follow. Richard’s family extends a special thank you to the Paramedics and Emergency Service personnel as well as the nursing staff at Bay Area Medical Center. To plant a tree in memory of Richard Peterson, please visit our Tribute Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Richard D Peterson 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Marinette, state: Illinois