Ernest W. Peterson, age 95, of Cambridge passed away January 24, 2022 at home. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Oxlip Church, Isanti at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 29, 2022, with visitation 1 hour prior. Social distancing will also be accommodated with live video in the fellowship hall.
Ernest Wallis Peterson, 95 of Cambridge, MN passed away on January 24, 2022. Ernie was born at his family farm in Cook, MN, to Esther and Lawrence Peterson on December 4, 1926. He was the youngest of 5 siblings. He was a World War II Navy veteran. He married Carol and they settled in Eveleth, MN, and raised their family. After 35 years he retired from U.S. Steel and he and Carol relocated to Cambridge, MN, where they were active members of Oxlip Church in Isanti, MN.
Ernie will be lovingly remembered by his children Steve (Jill) Peterson, Rhonda Peterson, Greg (Debbie) Peterson, and Roxanne Thompson: 10 grandchildren, Ciara, Tanya, Amy, Meg, April, Anna, Shaina, Ellie, Steven, and Mary and 3 great-grandchildren; Leora, Nash, and Max.
He was preceded in death by wife Carol, parents, and siblings.