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Mary Peterson

March 14, 1923 — December 1, 2021


Mary E. Peterson, age 98 of Edina, passed away on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at Aurora on France Vibrant Senior Living and Care in Edina.

Mary was born on March 14, 1923 in Cannon Falls, the daughter of Bernard “BC” and Ebba (Johnson) Peterson. She graduated Cannon Falls High School and later attended MN School of Business in Minneapolis for secretarial.

An employee of Northwestern National Bank, now Wells Fargo, she worked in the Trust Department for 38 years. She was an active member of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Edina and was a former member of St. Ansgar’s Lutheran Church in Cannon Falls. She was a WAMSO volunteer for the MN Orchestra, Grey Lady, receptionist for Northwestern Hospital, and a member of the Swedish Institute.

Mary enjoyed life, golfing, skiing, and a lot of vacations with friends and wonderful relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard “BC” and Ebba Peterson; brothers, Ellwood “Pete” and Alonzo “Lon”; and sister, Bernadine “Bea” (Malcom) Wilkin.

She is survived by brother, Lowell (Susan) Peterson of Blaine; fourteen nieces and nephews; and many relatives and friends that helped make it possible for her to attend many of her activities.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be directed to the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd or St. Ansgar’s Lutheran Church.

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