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Marinette Eagle-Star, Tues., 6 Jun, 2000, p A5

Mr. Lawrence P. Peterson, age 83, of 501 2nd Street, Menominee, passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2000 at Bay Area Medical Center.  The son of the late Christian and Angeline (Cota) Peterson, was born on July 31, 1916 in Menominee, Michigan.  He married Grace Beland.  She preceded him in death on February 14, 1995.  He served in the United States Army during World War II with Battery A 282nd CA Battalion and held rank of Captain.  He was awarded the Purple Heart Medal, the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Unit Badge, the American Theater Ribbon and numerous other military decorations and citations.  He worked as a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, retiring in 1980.  He was a member of Holy Spirit Church and the VFW-Order of Purple Heart. 

He is survived by his nieces and nephews.  There will be no visitation.  Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery.  Kell-Walker Funeral Home is serving the family.

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