Hilda S. Peterson, 98, of Pelican RapidsPublished 4:12am Monday, July 22, 2013 Updated 6:17am Monday, July 22, 2013
Hilda Huseby was born Feb. 10, 1915 near Pelican Rapids, the daughter of Ole Bernard Huseby and Amine (Pederson) Huseby. She was baptized and confirmed in Pelican Valley Church and attended school near Pelican Rapids.
In 1938, she married Stanley Peterson in South Dakota. They farmed near Pelican Rapids until 1968, when they moved to Pelican Rapids. Hilda had numerous cleaning jobs including at Dunvilla, Oak Lodge and the Baptist Church. Stanley died in l984. Hilda entered Pelican Valley Nursing Home in January 2013.
Hilda was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and its circles and ladies aid. She enjoyed taking care of her family and get-togethers with family and friends. She enjoyed music, especially country, and watching CMT and TNN.
She was preceded in death by her husband Stanley; sons, Allan Peterson and Dale Peterson; brother, Harry Huseby; and sisters, Ella Haiby, Myrtle Johnson and Alice Mostue.
Hilda is survived by son, David Peterson, Pelican Rapids; granddaughter, Tiffany (Boyd) Schleske, Fergus Falls; two great-grandsons, Michael and Dylan Schleske; daughter-in-law, Jackie Peterson of Detroit Lakes; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Monday, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Larson Funeral Home, Pelican Rapids, and resumes one hour prior to the service at the church
Service: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Pelican Rapids
Clergy: Rev. Laurie Skow-Anderson
Burial: Ringsaker Cemetery, rural Pelican Rapids
Funeral Home: Larson Funeral Home, Pelican Rapids