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Anton “Andy” Ludwig Petersen


Mon, Jun 30th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Anton “Andy” Ludwig Petersen, 83, of Chatfield, Minn., died Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.

Anton was born May 12, 1931 in New York City to Martin J. & Teresa (Kucera) Petersen. He attended school in New York and worked with his father as a butcher. He also did some musical performances in New York as a singer. He served in the United States Naval Reserve. In 1962 he married Sally Schwersinske and moved to Rochester, Minn. The couple made their home in the Country Club Manor neighborhood and he later began working as a butcher at Ye Olde Butcher Shoppe when it first opened. He was later divorced and stayed in Rochester where he spent his time baking bread and walking all over Rochester to sell it. He was fondly remembered by many as “Andy, the bread man”. In 2006 he moved to Chatfield where he enjoyed going on walks and working at Skippy’s as a greeter.

In his early retirement years he traveled extensively throughout Europe with his son Daniel. He also enjoyed going on cruises with his friend Marceline Erickson.

Anton is survived by his daughter Sue (Don) Johnson of Chatfield, son Anton (Linda) Petersen II of Richfield, Minn., three grandchildren Kyle Johnson, Garrett Johnson, and Megan Petersen and many nieces and nephews. His former wife Sally Oviatt, of Rochester also survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Daniel, brothers Marty and Charlie, and a sister Maria.

Anton will be remembered with a funeral service at 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 1st, at Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield, with Pastor Mark Evinger officiating.

Visitation will be held Monday, June 30th, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield, one hour before the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Oakwood Cemetery in Rochester. er.
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Chatfield Concert series- Ravensfire

Fri, Jun 27th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Arts & Culture

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Chatfield awards 2014 public works improvement contract to Zenke, Inc.

Fri, Jun 27th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Government

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Marlene Mae Tufvander

Wed, Jun 25th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Marlene Mae Tufvander, 79, of Chatfield, Minn. and Lake Vermilion, Minn., died peacefully Sunday, June 22, 2014, at her cabin. Marlene was born Sept. 27, 1934, to Harry and Clara Miller. She grew up in Ledyard, Iowa, and graduated from Janesville ..... 
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Chatfield activities director recaps change

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Jun 20th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Education

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Chatfield hears plans to host the Relay for Life

Fri, Jun 13th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Government

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Birth Announcement - Jacob Alexander Redalen

Fri, Jun 13th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Social Scenes

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Chatfield Center for the Arts to get a facelift

Fri, Jun 6th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Government

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Minnesota Twins to offer youth baseball/softball clinics in Chatfield

Fri, Jun 6th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Sports

The Minnesota Twins offer free baseball and softball clinics to youth in Chatfield, Minn. on Friday, June 13, at 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Chatfield High School. The Play Ball! Minnesota Youth Clinics program provides boys and girls from throughout ..... 
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