Aug. 15, 1950-Jan. 8, 2013
MILROY - A celebration of life for Steve Petersen, 62, of rural Milroy, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Milroy. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Redwood City Cemetery.The Hamilton Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Steve enjoyed life to the fullest and passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center.
Steven Craig was born Aug. 15, 1950, in Marshall to Warren and Dona (Welter) Petersen. He was baptized and confirmed at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Milroy. He graduated from Milroy High School in 1968 and attended Southwest State University, graduating in 1972. Upon graduation, he became a partner in the family farming operation near Milroy, Minnesota.
On July 6, 1974, Steve was united in marriage to Cindy Bruns in Milroy. They lived on a farm near Milroy their entire married life, where they farmed and raised their two children, Leslie and Nathan.
Steve enjoyed spending time with his family and friends in the outdoors. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and had many fond memories of hunts for deer, antelope, turkey, ducks, geese and pheasants.
Steve also enjoyed the shooting sports, especially clay target shooting. He travelled around the Midwest with his family and friends, setting up sporting clay tournaments. He also hosted competitions and fun shoots at the family's range outside of Milroy.
Steve is survived by his wife, Cindy and his two children, Leslie (and John) Murphy of Pierre, South Dakota and Nathan of Milroy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Warren and Dona and his brother Dennis.
Blessed Be The Memory of Steven Craig Petersen
Hamilton Funeral Home