THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Richard B. Peterson
Issue Date: November 8, 2018
Richard Barnett (Dick) Peterson, 83, of Marinette, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Nov 5, 2018.
Born March 14, 1935 in Marinette, to the late Edwin and Mary Elizabeth (Peg) Peterson, he graduated from Marinette High School where he played basketball and track, setting a state record in hurdles. He then graduated from the UW-Madison and served in the United States Army.
A former long-term resident of Lansing, Mi. and Atlanta, Ga., he returned to Marinette with his wife Anne Linder Peterson, a native of Atlanta, in 2000.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Anne; a son, Eric and wife, Laura, of Boston, Mass.; a daughter, Kristen, of Santa Fe, N.M.; a niece, Betsy (Kaiser) Hyde and a nephew, James Kaiser.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Ruth (Oakwood) Peterson and a sister, Mary Elizabeth Kaiser of Louisville Ky.
Funeral Services will be held at at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Marinette on Friday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m., with Rev. Glenn Kanestrom officiating. His ashes will be interred in the Columbarium at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Marinette. Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home of Marinette is assisting the family with arrangements.