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Virgil Elizabeth Peterson, 89

Virgil Elizabeth Peterson, age 89, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, at Seminary Nursing Home. She was born June 11, 1924 to Marvin and Esther (Swenson) Jennings. She married Clint Peterson June 14, 1946. She was a long-time employee of Smeads in River Falls, and member of Bethel Covenant Church, active on the serving committee. She lived near Ellsworth until moving to Red Wing in 2006.

Survived by sons, Ronald (Kay), Charles (Karen), Tracey (Heidi); grandchildren, Andrea, Ryan, David, Derrick, Charity, Mandy, Hanni, Trent, Cayla; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Gary (Pat) Jennings; sisters-in-law, Bonnie Anderson, Donna Peterson, Elfreida and Mavis Jennings; friends, Don & Wendy Martinson; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by husband; parents; brothers, Vere, James and Howard Jennings; brothers-in-law, Leroy Peterson and Dick Anderson; and sister-in-law Betty Jennings.

Funeral services for Virgil will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 23, at Bethel Covenant Church, Ellsworth, Wis. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the funeral on Thursday.

Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ellsworth, Wis. is serving the family.

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