Carol D. Peterson, age 75, of Cambridge died January 11, 2010 at Cambridge Medical Center. A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 16th at Oxlip Evangelical Free Church. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Carol Delores Peterson was born August 14, 1934 in Minneapolis to Leslie and Violet Johnson. She was raised in Minneapolis and graduated from Edison High School, Class of 1952. On August 28, 1960 she married Ernest Peterson in Iowa. They made their home in Eveleth. In 1989 they moved to Cambridge. Carol was a member of Oxlip Evangelical Free Church in rural Isanti. She served as treasurer of SACS and was also a member of a garden club. Carol especially enjoyed the family activities and spending time with her grandchildren. She was an outdoors person and loved the outdoors, camping, going to the lake, gardening, watching the birds and just enjoying the sunshine.
Carol passed away on January 11, 2010 at Cambridge Medical Center at the age of 75 years, 4 months and 27 days. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Carol is survived by her husband, Ernest of Cambridge; four children, Steve (Jill) Peterson of Flowery Branch, Georgia, Rhonda Peterson of Minneapolis, Greg (Debbie) Peterson of Elk River, Roxanne (Stewart) Thompson of Rogers; 10 grandchildren; one brother, Leslie (Marlys) Johnson of New Prague; two sisters, Audrey (Don) Mahr of Fridley, Lynn (Gary) Midthun of Columbia Heights; and by many other relatives and friends.