THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Richard D. Peterson
Issue Date: February 7, 2019
Richard D. Peterson, 84, of Marinette, passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 30, 2019 at Bay Area Medical Center.
Born Jan. 20, 1935 in Marinette, to Edward L. "Strawberry" and Anna (Opsahl) Peterson, he resided in the Marinette area all of his life and graduated from Marinette High School. He served in the United States Army for two years and then worked at local industries, was a commercial fisherman and was known for operating Peterson Plant Farm.
He married the former Linda Raygo who preceded him in death on Sept. 3, 1983 and later married the former Kathleen Dill.
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen; 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 eight great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and first wife, Linda, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Candace and a granddaughter.
Friends called at Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home in Marinette on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 1 p.m. until time of the service at 3 p.m.