Peter D. Peterson, age 79, of 1617 Minneapolis Avenue, Gladstone, passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 1, 2011, at the Christian Park Village in Escanaba.
Pete was born December 3, 1931, in Escanaba, the son of Harold and Marcella (VanDonsel) Peterson. He was raised in Gladstone and was a 1949 graduate of the Gladstone Senior High School. Following high school, Pete enlisted in the United States Army where he served during the Korean War until his honorable discharge at the rank of Staff Sergeant. On May 3, 1952,
Pete was united in marriage to the former Beverly Creten, at All Saints Catholic Church, and together the couple made their home and raised their family in Gladstone. Pete was the owner and operator of