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Larry E. Peterson, 62

Larry E. Peterson, 62, of Debs, died Saturday, June 2, 2007, at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, N.D.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date in Dassel, Minn. The family will greet friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home of Bemidji.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ernie Binkly and Mike Stephani.

He was born on April 22, 1945, to Emmett and Lorraine (Nelson) Peterson, in Litchfield, Minn. He was a graduate of Litchfield High School. After high school, he served in the U.S. Air Force as an instructor. He moved to the Debs area in 1971. He worked as a logger and a farmer. He married LaDell Anderson on Feb. 8, 1975, in Debs.

He enjoyed being with his two dogs, watching television and hunting. He also enjoyed spending time with his friends.

He is survived by his wife; son, Emmett Peterson of Bemidji; mother, Lorraine Thulin of Dassel, Minn.; sister, LaRene (Clifford) Johnson of Dassel; brother, Elwin Roland (Judy) Peterson of Debs; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father.

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