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Warren L. Peterson


Fri, Jul 5th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Warren L. Peterson

Warren L. Peterson, age 92, of Spring Valley, Minn., died Friday morning, June 28, 2013, at the Grand Meadow Health Care Center.

Warren was born November 13, 1920, in the family pioneer homestead in Amherst Township, Fillmore Co., Minnesota, the son of Peter J. and Mamie (Lawstuen) Peterson. He lived and farmed at home until serving with the US Navy from Jan. 1945 – June 1946 in the Philippines during WWII. He married Ada Arnold March 31, 1950, in Caledonia, Minn. The couple made their home on his family farm moving to Spring Valley in 1955. Warren worked as a mechanic at Gunderson Motors in Fountain and Marchant Motors in Spring Valley, operated the FINA station in Spring Valley and retired as a mechanic with Isenberg Equipment in Spring Valley.

Warren was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley and the Spring Valley American Legion. When he was a young man he ski jumped in Rushford and then later took up X-C skiing.

He is survived by his wife, Ada; three children, Sue (John) Lindsay of Port Washington, Wisc., John (Nancy) Peterson of Evansville, Wisc. and Mark (Wendi) Peterson of Rochester; seven grandchildren, Peter (Kimberly) and John (Tsubasa) Lindsay, Sam, Jake and Christina Peterson, Anika (R.J.) Laube and Brianne Hamm; one great-grandson, Brok Laube; one brother, Kenneth (Donna) Peterson of Canton; nephew, Wes (Jan) Peterson of Spring Valley and other nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Dolores Peterson.

There was a memorial service Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church with the Rev.’s Dennis Timmerman and Laura Fladten co-officiating

Spring Valley City Council briefed by school officials

Fri, Jun 28th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley All

The lights were turned off in the City Council room after the regular agenda of items and For the next several minutes the Kingsland Superintendent of schools delivered a presentation regarding the mission and objectives of the school district. John ..... 
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Kingsland School Board wraps up 2012-13 and looks forward to 2013-14

Fri, Jun 21st, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Education

By Barb Jeffers The Kingsland School Board met on Monday, June 17, at 6:30pm in the Kingsland Conference Room. Members present: Doug Plaehn, Deb Larson, Kristin Beck, Steve Tart, and Gwen Howard. Absent: Troy Asher. Also present was Superinten ..... 
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Spring Valley receives Small Cities Grant

Fri, Jun 14th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Government

By Gary Peterson The Spring Valley City Council met on Monday, June 10 and dealt with a few items of business. Pearson Brothers of Hanover, Minn. had submitted a quote to furnish material and labor in accordance with specifications for installation ..... 
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Marlys J. Wagner

Tue, Jun 4th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

MARLYS J. WAGNER, age 84, of Mission, Texas, died Friday morning, May 17, 2013, at the Comfort House in McAllen, Texas. Marlys was born October 2, 1928, in Iowa the daughter of Soren Pater and Kari (Johnsen) Christensen. She married Lyle ..... 
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Public Transportation available for Spring Valley residents

Fri, May 31st, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Business Announcements

The Spring Valley City Council met on Wednesday night because of the observance of Memorial Day. Starting July 1, 2013 Public Transportation will be coming to Spring Valley. SEMCAC has announced that they will be providing bus transportation to an ..... 
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Kingsland School Board recognizes retirees

Fri, May 24th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Education

The Kingsland School Board met on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kingsland Conference Room. All School Board members were present in addition to Superintendent John McDonald. Consent Agenda items were approved which included the revie ..... 
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Letter about Spring Valley flooding

Fri, May 24th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Letter to the Editor

To the Editor, Spring Valley was flooded again this week. Has the City ever considered a dike? A dike does not have to be a big, ugly earthen wall. Have you seen the nice row of locally quarried retaining wall rock stacked up at O’Connell’ ..... 
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Bernadine G. Schmidt

Fri, May 24th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Bernadine G. Schmidt, age 81, of Spring Valley, Minn., died Tuesday morning, May 21, 2013, at the Spring Valley Care Center. Bernadine was born February 23, 1932, in Granger, Minn., the daughter of Harry and Nellie (Turnmire) Lange. She attende ..... 
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