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Rick Peterson, Longtime 3M Employee, Dies at 68

Roderick “Rick” Peterson, Jr. died on Oct. 12, 2012.

Rick Peterson, Longtime 3M Employee, Dies at 68

Roderick “Rick” Peterson, Jr. of Burnsville passed away on Oct. 12, 2012 at the age of 68.

Peterson was a veteran employee of 3M, working at the company for 35 years.

He is preceded in death by father Roderick Sr., and mothers Margaret and Florence.

Peterson is survived by loving wife Joanne; children Michael (Susan), Jeffrey (Ulrika) and Brian Peterson; grandchildren Laura, Nickolas, Katie, Alexander, Lukas and Julia; siblings Calvin (Judy) and William (Nancy) Peterson.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Burnsville. Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, from 5 to 8 p.m. at White Funeral Home, 14560 Pennock Avenue and also one hour prior to service at church. Interment will take place at Lebanon Cemetery in Apple Valley. The family asks for memorial to the Alzheimer’s Association in lieu of flowers. They also extend a special thank you to the caring staff at Augustana Emerald Crest of Burnsville.

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