Michael E. Petersen, 60
Winnebago — Services for Michael E. Petersen, age 60, of Winnebago, were held July 16, 2010, at the Lakeview Funeral Home, in Fairmont. Burial followed at Ridgelawn Memorial Park, near Truman.
Mike passed away on July 11, 2010, as a result of a motorcycle accident near Zimmerman.
Michael Earl Petersen was born on July 9, 1950, in Fairmont, the son of Edwin and Violet (Nelsen) Petersen. He grew up in southern Minnesota and graduated from Truman High School in 1968. He married Marcella Quade in September of 1968 and they had a son, Steven. They were later divorced. Mike was a truck driver, first with Rosen Livestock and then owned and operated his own truck. He married Paula Lampman in 1980 and they had two children together, Colter and Jessica. In 1999, Mike started with Kemp’s Dairy in St. Paul, where he delivered milk and is where he was currently working. Mike enjoyed shooting guns, riding motorcycles and watching western movies.
He is survived by his three children, Steven (Debra) Petersen, of Lake Wales, Fla., Colter Petersen, of Winnebago, and Jessica Petersen, of Mankato; three grandchildren, Ashley Millie Marie Petersen, Lauren Ella Mae Petersen, and Spencer James Petersen; father, Edwin Petersen, of Fairmont; four brothers, Doug (Brenda) Petersen, of Dunnell, Darrel Petersen, of Fairmont, Dan (Marcia) Petersen, of Fairmont, and Tim (Roxy) Petersen, of Hanover; nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Violet Petersen; and one nephew, Justin Petersen.