Jan. 5, 1958-Dec. 5, 2012
WEST ST. PAUL - Services for Ronald R. Peterson, 54, of West St. Paul, formerly of Marshall, were Sunday at the Household of Faith in Cottage Grove. Burial will be in the Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall. The Almlie Funeral Home of Tracy is handling the arrangements.
He died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at his home in West St. Paul
Ronald Roan Peterson was born Jan. 5, 1958, to Paul and Josephine (Lipinski) Peterson on the U.S. Air Force base in Tachikawa, Japan. He was baptized and confirmed at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Ronald attended Marshall Public Schools, graduating from Marshall High School in 1976. Ron was a very talented musician and played in several bands throughout his life. He also had a passion for teaching music. He enjoyed hockey, moto-cross, golf and, of course, music. Ron lived most of his life in Marshall, but had moved to West St. Paul, where he worked in the Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant the last five years. He was considered a great brother and friend, and was loved by many.
Ron is survived by his two brothers, Brian (Teresa) Peterson of Tampa, Fla.; and Doug Peterson of Shorewood; three sisters, Terri (Greg) Breyfogle of Walnut Grove, Karla (Jim) Hanson of Loveland, Colo.; and Pam (Brian) Schulte of Watertown, S.D.; 16 nieces and nephews and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Josephine Peterson.