|Death noted of Roger J. Peterson|
It is with regret that we announce the death of Roger J. Peterson, retired carpenter for Facilities at Merit Care Hospital in Fargo, N.D. He was 71.
Peterson was born in Audubon, Minn., to Carl and Mary (Branden) Peterson. He graduated from Audubon High School and then served his country in the U.S. Army. He married Shyla Palm in 1960 in Neilsville, Minn. They made their home in East Grand Forks where he owned Peterson Drywall until 1975 when he began working for UND. He retired in 2000.
He is survived by his wife Shyla, two sons Jeff (Lisa) Peterson of Rockville, Minn., Kyle (Lori) Peterson of East Grand Forks, four grandchildren, one sister and one brother. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, brother, and two brothers-in-law.
Services were held at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in East Grand Forks, with burial in Salem Lutheran Cemetery in Cummings, N.D.