Kenny Petersen

Kenny Petersen

Friday June 15, 1923 Wednesday July 8, 2020

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Obituary for Kenny Arthur Petersen

Kenneth Arthur Petersen, age 97, of Nisswa, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in Park Rapids, at the Care Age Country Home. Kenny was born near Brainerd on June 15, 1923 to Densmore & Minnie (Rowher) Petersen. He married Maxine Olson on October 18, 1947. He worked as a marine mechanic for Nisswa Marine for 47 years. Kenny liked tinkering in his shed, classic country music, and garage sales.
Left to cherish his memory are his sons: Doug (Maria) Petersen, Greg Petersen, and Mark (Stormie) Petersen; grandchildren: Sheila (Mike) Teitz, Stephanie Petersen, Dawn (Jaques) Van derLith, Jenn Petersen; 13 great-grandchildren.
Kenny is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Maxine; grandson, Branden Burnard.
A memorial service for Kenny will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 11AM at Halvorson Taylor Life Events Center. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Nisswa.
Caring for Kenny & the Petersen Family:
Halvorson Taylor Funeral Home

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    Tuesday July 14, 2020 |
    Halvorson Taylor Life Events Center
    512 South 8th Street
    Brainerd, Minnesota
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    Tuesday July 14, 2020
    Memorial service for Kenny will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 11AM at Halvorson Taylor Life Events Center (512 S. 8th St. Brainerd). Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

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Maggie Dullum Vennarucci

My condolences to the Petersons. I remember Kenny as a great mechanic and "fixer". He was always patient with the Dullum rat pack. I still have a few items I picked up at one of his garage sales.
Comment | Posted at 11:43pm via Condolence

Lee Bratlie

So sorry to hear of the passing of your father and grandfather.
Comment | Posted at 12:26pm via Condolence

James Swanstrom

Kenny had a good soul and he raised his family to have a good souls as well...
Comment | Posted at 07:41am via Condolence

debbie b.

So sad for those of you left, rejoicing for Kenny.
Comment | Posted at 08:04pm via Condolence

Mike Howard

Hi guys, I am very sorry to hear about your dad. He was very friendly towards me and I liked to how you boys were so good with your dad.
Mike Howard
Comment | Posted at 06:28pm via Condolence

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