P. Darrell Peterson, age 76, of Cambridge and formerly of Isanti died December 23, 2014 at home. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 27th at Strike Funeral Home – ISANTI Chapel with Fr. John Paul Knopik officiating. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Christ the King Catholic Cemetery.
Phillip Darrell Peterson was born March 8, 1938 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Avery and Regina (Miller) Peterson. He had two brothers, Johnny Andrade and James Peterson. He was raised in the Isanti area and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1957. He played football and baseball in school and later was very involved with the Isanti fast pitch softball team. On June 21, 1958 Darrell married Helen “Peach” Campbell and made their home in Isanti. Darrell worked on the mail car with the railroad. He then worked at Onan-Cummins for many years until his retirement.
Darrell enjoyed camping and he and Peach took their kids on several camping and fishing trips to the Lake of the Woods. He also enjoyed watching Vikings and Twins games, walking on the Isanti boardwalk with his dog, Scooter, and his visits to the Dugout.
P. Darrell Peterson passed away unexpectedly December 23, 2014 at home at the age of 76 years, 9 months and 15 days. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two infant sons, Timothy and Jonathan.
Darrell is survived by his wife, Peach; two daughters, Rocky (Rich) Polzin of Isanti, Chele (Kelly) Schlickenmayer of Cambridge; two sons, Rick Peterson of Mounds View, Chris (Laurie) Peterson of Coon Rapids; 8 grandchildren, Ryan, Ronell, Jake, Matthew, Kaytie, Tasha, Bailey and Casey; 4 great-grandchildren, Cooper, Avery, Campbell and Molly; by his dog, Scooter; and by other relatives and friends.
Kim (Lockwood) Olsen says
So sorry to hear about your dad. I will always recall the quiet, gentle man he was even with a house full of kids every weekend! Remember, ‘If you believe in forever, then life is just a one night stand.’
DeeDee Johnson says
Randy & i both wish to express our sympathy to your family. Both of our fathers have passed on & we can empathize as well. We are sorry we couldn’t be with you on Saturday but our love & prayers were there! May your love sustain you. DeeDee & Randy