Clarice M. Peterson

Clarice M. Peterson

Clarice Marion Peterson, 90, of Isanti, MN passed away on June 8, 2017 at Rosewood Senior Living in Cambridge, MN.
Clarice was born in Bradford Township to Andrew and Elvira Linder on May 19, 1927. She attended various schools through the 8th grade. She began working at Ma Engstroms Restaurant where she met the love of her life, Arvid Peterson. They married February 21, 1946 and enjoyed 66 years together. Clarice stayed at home as they began their family and they were blessed with seven children, 19 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
In her younger years, Clarice enjoyed riding snowmobile with her husband, friends and family.
Clarice and Arvid, along with their family, spent many summers making treasured memories on Lake Pickerel in Effie, MN.
Clarice loved to cook and her family will attest to the fact that she was a wizard in the kitchen. She also enjoyed being the chief cook at deer camp for many years.
Clarice loved spending time with her family and friends. If you ever stopped at the Peterson house unexpectedly you never knew it. Clarice would welcome you to sit at her table and as if by magic, a feast for your taste buds would appear before your eyes.
Clarice always remembered the birthdays and anniversaries of her family and loved ones. She faithfully sent cards for each of these occasions.
In her later years, she looked forward to her weekly visits with her sister Verna on Tuesdays and on Thursdays with her sister and brother-in-law, Tom and Eleanor.
Clarice left an abundance of wonderful memories and we will greatly miss her.
Clarice is survived by her children, Darlene (Doug) Ewert, Deanna Hanson, Donald (Kathy) Peterson, Debbie (Dan) Olson and Dean Peterson; her siblings Delorne (Janet) Linder, Eleanor (Tom) Englund, Harley Linder, Vern (Cheryl) Linder and Verna (Robert) Pankan; 19 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Clarice was preceded in death by her husband, Arvid Peterson; two sons, Duane and Darrell; her parents, Andrew and Elvira Linder; her siblings Wilfred Linder and Lila Weidliech.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff at Rosewood Senior Living and St. Croix Hospice for their attentive and loving care.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. on June 12, 2017 at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel with Reverend Randy Westerberg of Cross Pointe Church officiating. Burial followed at Isanti Union Cemetery.

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