Roger L. Peterson age 76 of Farwell, died Saturday, August 13, 2011 at his home. A private family interment will be in the Norunga Lutheran Cemetery in rural Lowry and a memorial service is to be determined. Arrangements are with the Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood.
Roger Leonard Peterson the son of Walter L. and Bertha J. (Howland) Peterson was born February 3, 1935, in Lowry, Minnesota. He grew up on a farm in Kensington until the age of eleven when his family moved to a farm in Farwell. He attended country school in rural Farwell and then Glenwood High School.
Roger was a life-long farmer. He continued to farm and live on the family farm in rural Farwell until he passed away there on August 13, 2011. He enjoyed visiting auctions, country music, telling Sven and Ole jokes, casino visits and reading the news. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, political positions and opinions and knowledge of world events. He will also be remembered for his mischievous smile and his ability to make a car last forever.
Roger is survived by his sister, Marjorie (Robert Burlingame) Anderson of Hamel, MN; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Donald Anderson.