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Peter Peterson 10/30/2021

Peter Peterson 10/30/2021

Peter A. Peterson, age 77 of New Richmond, died on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at his home. He was born the son of Arnold and Helen Peterson on February 4, 1944 in Colfax, WI. Pete grew up in New Richmond and graduated from New Richmond School, class of 1962. Following High school, he worked for a telephone company, construction worker building houses and laying carpet, New Richmond Fire Department for twenty years and worked at Andersen Windows for ten years, and later purchased Floyd’s Pizza in 1980 and renamed it Pete’s Pizza. Pete met Karen Soderquist while working at Floyd’s Pizza, and married on June 12, 1965 in New Richmond. He loved woodworking, mowing lawns, washing cars, and building things for family. Pete was dependable, hard-working, and honorable man with a sense of humor. He would drop everything to help family and friends.
Pete is preceded in death by parents, Arnold and Helen Peterson; daughter, Tracee Peterson-Mohr; and grandson, Luke Peterson. He is survived by his wife, Karen; children, Charlotte (Carey) Moe, Teresa (Steven) Montpetit, and Troy (Lisa) Peterson; grandchildren, Sean and Zachary Moe, Brian (Jackie) and Kristina Montpetit, and Thomas, Kyle, and Jack Peterson; great-granddaughter, Paityn Moe; brothers, Robert (Esther) Peterson and John (Judy) Peterson; son-in-law, Cory Mohr; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
A Memorial Service was held on Monday, November 8, 2021 at 11AM at Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services (728 S. Knowles Ave) in New Richmond with a visitation two hours prior to the service from 9-11AM. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.

Click here to watch the recorded memorial service for Pete


  • Michelle Holland Posted October 31, 2021 11:22 am

    I am so very sorry for your loss Karen and family! Pete was a great guy, him and I always had fun jesting with each other! I just had a nice conversation with him last week! Hugs and Gods blessings to all!🙏❤️

  • Judith Lindstrom Posted October 31, 2021 2:30 pm

    Dear Karen and Family, very sad to hear this. Pete was a great guy. If you need anything, please let me know. Deepest Sympathies, Judy Lindstrom

  • Shannon Mattison Posted October 31, 2021 5:16 pm

    Dear Karen and family. My girls and I are so sad to hear about Pete. May God hold you in his arms.
    Grace and peace.
    Shannon Mattison

  • Greg & Patty Maciaszek Posted October 31, 2021 6:16 pm

    Pete & Karen we’re great neighbors, a lot fond memories, Greg & I sending prayers to their family.

  • Ken Jenderny Posted October 31, 2021 6:37 pm

    Karen and family, it’s been an honor to have been a friend of Pete!,Besides one of Bernard’s best customers! I will always remember the warm smile and kind heart. Prayers go out to your family!

  • Dean & Marjorie Grage Posted November 1, 2021 2:02 pm

    Dear Karen and family, We were shocked and deeply saddened by the passing of your husband and father, grandfather and great grandfather. Pete was a one-of-a-kind guy who was always so generous with his time and talent. He was a one-time neighbor and a long time friend. Rest in Peace Pete!

  • Rick & Melissa Hamann Posted November 1, 2021 6:45 pm

    Karen, Char, Terry & Troy,

    So sorry to hear of your families loss. Pete was a great friend to our family. He was truly loved and will be missed.

    Our thoughts are with you.

  • J.R. Johnson Posted November 2, 2021 11:04 am

    Deepest sympathy to the entire family of Pete.. I got to enjoy many years 20+ of Pete as a customer at RadioShack he was always covered with an infectious smile and was quick with a quip to make me laugh. Condolences from my family to yours..

  • Gladys Johnson Posted November 4, 2021 4:41 pm

    My sympathy, Karen and family, in your loss. I remember our fun card games with you, Pete and the gang. May your memories sustain you at your time of grief.

  • Beverly Krumm Posted November 4, 2021 5:26 pm

    Karen, My sympathy to you and your family

  • Tom and Diane Vagt Posted November 5, 2021 5:59 pm

    Karen and family we are sorry to hear about Pete – know that you are all in are thoughts and prayers.

  • Joy Knutson Posted November 6, 2021 7:42 am

    My sympathies for your loss 🥲

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