The Free Press, Mankato, MN

Obituaries

December 11, 2013

Richard "Dick" A. Petersen

AMBOY — Richard "Dick" A. Petersen, 68, Mankato died Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Laurels Peak.  Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Woodland Hills Funeral Chapel.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

    Dick was born August 1, 1945 to Richman and Pearl Petersen in Mankato.  He was united in marriage to Sharon Ann Martin on January 26, 1964 in Mankato.  Dick serviced in the United States Army.  In his free time he enjoyed sports, fishing, bird watching, roller skating, collecting Marvel Comics, and music.  His favorite pastime was playing yahtzee with his family.  He was a member of the International Molders and Allied Workers Union.

    He is survived by his wife, Sharon Petersen of Mankato: children; Lorrie Rykhus of Houston, MN, Karen (Steven) Svenby of Eagle Lake; Brian (Cindy) Petersen of North Mankato;  grandchildren; Brandon Rykhus, Karrie Petersen, Kristina Petersen, Katrina Petersen, Karrissa Petersen, Kyle Petersen, Amber Petersen, and Zakarias Svenby;  great grandchildren, Marianna Floyd, Malik Floyd, Ma'liyah Porchia, and Makhi Breham; siblings, Lars Petersen of St. Peter, David (Wilma) Petersen of Lake Crystal, Darla (Tom) Worden of Mankato; Robert Petersen of Mankato, and Marie Thurber of Mankato; and many nieces and nephews.

    Dick is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Patty Forsyth; and brothers, Hans and Donnie

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Jerry Gideon

      Jerry Gideon, age 82, died April 5, 2014. Visitation is 2 - 3 p.m. Saturday, May 3 at St. Mary's Church in Madelia. A memorial mass and burial will follow.

    April 16, 2014

  • John Quiring 041714 - O.jpg John B. Quiring

      John B. Quiring, age 92, of Lake Crystal passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 15th at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brian Becker 041714 - O.jpg Brian Becker

      Brian Becker, age 43 of Good Thunder, died on April 15, 2014 as a result of injuries from a car accident.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Glen Schauer 041714 - O.jpg Glen Harlan Schauer

      Glen Harlan Schauer, age 75 of Waseca died on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at his home.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Constance Bushma 041714 - O.jpg Constance Kay Bushma

      Constance Kay Bushma, age 67 of Waseca died on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at home.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Magdalene (Maca) Ballman

     Magdalene (Maca) Ballman, 94, from Le Center passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014 at Mala Strana Health Care in New Prague.

    April 16, 2014

  • Alvina M. Kleman

      Alvina M.  Kleman , 89,  of New Ulm, died Monday, April 14, 2014  at the Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm, MN.

    April 16, 2014

  • George A. Stencel

      George A. Stencel, 99, of Minnesota Lake, MN, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the Mapleton Community Home.

    April 16, 2014

  • Erwin and Mertice Martin

      A Celebration of Life will be held for both Erwin and Mertice Martin on April 21, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Emerald Township, Blue Earth, MN.  Erwin died December 31, 2003 and Mertice died November 20, 2013.

    April 16, 2014

  • Evelyn Linde 041614 - O.JPG Lillian E. Mason-Busby

      Lillian E. Mason-Busby, 95, Mankato, died Friday, April 11, 2014 at Laurels Peak Rehabilitation Center.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
AP Video