Donald Allan Peterson, 74, Siren, Wis., died Dec. 23. He was born in St. Paul on Dec. 31, 1939, to Walter and Vivian (Mickelsen) Peterson. Following graduation from Murray High School in 1957, Don enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving on the USS Essex.
He is survived by his wife, Pauline Lynn (Fitzsimmons) Haaf; children, Daniel, Tedd (Jolene) and Jill (Dan) Gilgosch; eight grandchildren; brothers, Bill (Natalie) Peterson and Mick (Ruth) Peterson; and special friends, Joe Dezelar Sr. and Jerry Pias.
His funeral service was held at Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home in Webster, Wis., Jan. 3 followed by full military honors.