William Robert “Bob” Peterson, 90, died on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at the Baldwin Care Center.
A lifetime employee of St. Croix County, Bob was hired as a welder for the St. Croix County Highway Department, and retired as the Superintendent. He also served as a part-time deputy for the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department. Away from work, Bob enjoyed hunting and fishing, and being with his family. Bob also had a hobby farm where he raised Charolais cattle and Suffolk sheep. He was also an active member of the Shriners, and a 60-year member of the Masons, where he earned the level of 32 degree mason.
Visitation for Bob Peterson will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20, at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Baldwin. A private family service will be held, with burial at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Erin Prairie.