Arleen Peterson

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Arleen Lucille Peterson, 84, of Belgrade, Mont., formerly of Austin, died at Bozeman-Deaconess Hospital in Bozeman, Mont., on June 17, 2008.
She was born May 31, 1924 to Theodore and Mildred (Hobson) Hagen in Dexter Township, Minn. She attended schools in the Dexter/Elkton area. She married Donald Peterson in 1952 in Austin where they made their home and were blessed with a son. They were later divorced. Arleen was an employee of Hormel Foods Corp. for over 40 years. A member of St. Olaf Lutheran Church, she liked to garden and enjoyed spending time with her grandsons. She moved to Montana in 2003 to be near her son.
Survivors include one son, Michael (Kathy) Peterson, Belgrade; two grandchildren, Justin (Rebecca) Peterson, Austin; Matthew (Angela) Peterson, Washington, D.C.; and three great-grandchildren, Micah, Kylie, and Amara; sister, Donna Snyder, Austin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mildred and Theodore Hagen and a brother, Ray Hagen.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 28, 2008 at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin with the Reverend Ron Barnett officiating. Visitation is from 4 – 7 p.m., Friday, June 27, 2008 at Worlein Funeral Home. Interment is at Oakwood Cemetery in Austin. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

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