Merle L. Peterson, 80, of Mondovi, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Dove Health Care West, in Eau Claire.
He was born on Nov. 20, 1938, in Mondovi, the son of Peter and Stella (Sather) Peterson. He was a proud veteran of the United States Navy and a .member of the American Legion Post #154, in Mondovi. Merle worked for the Mondovi Countryside Co-op before retiring in 2001. He enjoyed trips to the casino with his longtime partner, Mavis. Merle was a laid back guy that could just go with the flow. He cherished his time with his son, Randy, and his family.
Merle will be sadly missed by his son, Randy (Patsy) of Augusta; daughter, Robin of La Crosse; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; significant other, Mavis Storberg of Mondovi and her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; four sisters, Doris Prissel, Carol (George) Moats, both of Mondovi, Barb (Jim) Charpentier of Stacy, Minn. and Joanne (Bob) Timm of Eleva; brother, Howie (Grace) of Mondovi; sister-in-law, Donna of Mondovi; numerous nieces and nephews; other relatives and numerous friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Duane; Merle’s children’s mother, Janet (Smith) Peterson.
A graveside service will be held at Riverside Lutheran Cemetery, Mondovi, Monday, Aug. 12, at 1:00 p.m., with Rev. Rolf Morck, Pastor of Central Lutheran Church, officiating.
Talbot Family Funeral Home, Mondovi Chapel, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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