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ROCHESTER, MN - Clifford "Cliff" Orlyn Peterson, 78, died Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at Samaritan Bethany Heights in Rochester. Cliff was born in Grafton, ND on April 30, 1932 to LeRoy and Bonita (Noreen) Peterson. He married Betty Burreson on June 11, 1958 in Michigan, ND. Cliff worked as a guidance counselor and librarian at John Edwards High School in Port Edwards, WI. He also worked in Petersburg, ND as a guidance counselor. Cliff enjoyed golfing, tennis, and spending time with former students. Cliff is survived by his wife, Betty; two children, Jon (Mary Sirian) Peterson, of Rochester, and Patrick (Beka) Peterson, of Southfield, MI; three grandchildren, Christopher, Emily, and Lenna Peterson.Cliff is preceded in death by his parents; and one sister.A private family service will be held at a later date in Hudson, WI.


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J Judy Anderson-Whelchel on Jun 10, 2010

So sorry about your loss - just saw Cliff's obituary on the Michigan, ND website. My sincere sympathy and prayers go out to you and your family.

(I am the daughter of Bertha Anderson)



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