Virginia “Ginny” Peterson

Virginia “Ginny” Peterson, loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and dear friend, died June 15, 2011 age of 62 at Hometown Senior Living in Woodbury, MN.  She was sadly taken by a neurological degenerative disease.

Ginny was the youngest of 7 children born October 5th, 1948 in Eau Claire, WI to the parents of Carl and Ernestine Peterson where she was raised on the family farm in the Town of Seymour.

She graduated from Eau Claire North Senior High in 1965.  She started her career at the Mason Shoe Factory for 5 years and then worked for Cray Research in Chippewa Falls, WI for 18 years, where she made many lifelong friendships and then ended her career at 3M in Menomonie, WI where she retired after 17 years of service. Her most cherished times were spent on Tainter Lake with her family.

Survivors include; Father of children, Raymond Fetter; daughters Shannon Feldbruegge of St. Paul, MN, Tracie (Karl) Jensen of Hudson, WI, grandson’s Dennis (19) and Jack (16) Feldbruegge, Ethan (5) and Owen (10 months) Jensen; her late Fiancées, two sons, Craig (Sarah) Stabenow of Cadott, Kyley Stabenow of Maryland, MD;  daughter, Kellie (Scott) Bostrom of Maplewood, MN;  siblings Cary Johnson, John E. Peterson, Donna Whiting, Ronnie Peterson and Margie Peterson.

She was preceded in death by parents Carl & Ernestine Peterson, Sister Patsy Johnson and Fiancée Kenny Stabenow.

A celebration of life ceremony will be held in August.  Please say a prayer and remember Ginny as she was.  She lived large, loved many and perished quietly with daughters at her side.  A special thanks to dear friends Kathy and June, St. Jude Hospice and the kindhearted staff at Hometown Senior Living.

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Cremation services have been entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funral Home & Countryside Crematory, 715-386-3725.


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