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Neil J. Peterson

October 1, 1954 ~ February 19, 2019 (age 64)

Neil J. Peterson, 65, lifelong resident of Winona, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN.

Neil graduated from Winona Senior High in 1968. He went on to vocational school earning an associate’s degree. Neil was a jack-of-all-trades. He built houses, cabinets and chain link fences. He enjoyed deer hunting with family and friends, a good baseball game, and socializing with everyone . Neil was a big jokester. He never met a joke he didn’t like to share. His favorite saying was “Take your time leaving and hurry back”.

Neil was preceded in death by his parents Rosie and John. He is survived by his daughters Kim and Sarah Peterson; grandchildren Devon, Davion, Jazlyn and Jordan; brothers Kirk and Keith Peterson; sisters June (Dale) Brabbit, Jane Peterson; many more relatives and friends.

Services entrusted to Abbott Funeral Home, Wabasha, MN

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