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Laura Johnette Peterson

September 25, 1932 ~ November 25, 2017 (age 85)

The Piano Brothers

Laura Johnette Peterson, 85, of Duluth, died Saturday, November 25, 2017 in Viewcrest Health Center surrounded by her family. She was born in Superior, WI on September 25, 1932 to John and Laura Bergstrom. Laura was a 1950 graduate of Denfeld High School and received her RN degree from St. Luke’s School of Nursing. She married Ralph Peterson on May 14, 1955 in Duluth and together they raised three children. Laura was a great mother, she loved spending time with her family and friends.  Laura was a member of Lincoln Park Community Church (Temple Baptist), the St. Luke’s Alumni Association and enjoyed canning, knitting, crocheting, camping and traveling.  She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Ralph. She is survived by a daughter, Diana (Russell) Doty and two sons, Daniel (Brenda) and David (Susan) all of Duluth; seven grandchildren, Jesse and Joshua Hanson, Jasmine Floyd, Gina Peterson, Jessica Solie, Joel Peterson and NanElise Peterson; nine great-grandchildren, Mikhaila Floyd, Danielle Nordstrom, Mason Floyd, Colton, Trevor and Andrea Pietila, Hallie and Ethan Solie and Amber Hanson. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, December 1, 2017 in the Williams Lobermeier Boettcher Funeral Home and will continue from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday in the Lincoln Park Community Church, 2202 West 3rd St. Pastor Bill Ness officiating. Burial in Oneota Cemetery.


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