Herbert LeRoy Peterson

Herbert LeRoy Peterson, age 96, of Big Flats, Wisconsin passed away Thursday, February 23, 2023, at Moundview Memorial Hospital & Clinics in Friendship, Wisconsin.

Memorial services will be 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Big Flats,
Wisconsin. Pastor Gloria Stubitsch will officiate. Visitation will be 2:00 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will be at the Niebull Cemetery at a later date.

Herbert was born October 2, 1926, in Big Flats, Wisconsin to Chris and Hazel (Madsen) Peterson. He married Dorothy Severson on June 20, 1953, in Nekoosa, Wisconsin. They would have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary this year. Herbert worked on the family farm, for the papermill, and lastly as a bus driver prior to retiring. Herbert was an avid fisherman & hunter. He especially enjoyed spending time with family & traveling. He was a lifelong member & leader at Zion Lutheran Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Zion Lutheran Church would be appreciated.

Herbert was preceded in death by his parents: Chris & Hazel Peterson and his brothers: Alvin “Al” (Leota) Peterson & Martin “Pete” Peterson.

Survivors include his wife: Dorothy; daughters: Kathy Peterson, Peggy (Roy) Werner, Susan (Tom) Seegert; sons: Thomas (Bev) Peterson & Peter Peterson; grandchildren: Tammy (Nate) Sunderlage, Megan (Adam) Passo, Michele Seegert, Cortney Johnston, Alex Peterson, Tyler Peterson & Latashia Cressy; sister-in-law: Ardis Peterson, several great-grandchildren, and nieces & nephews.
Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Visit www.roseberrys.com for online condolences and further information.

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  1. Frederick F Toth says:

    I am just now seeing this. I am so sorry for your loss Tom and Pete. My condolences and prayers to you and your family.

  2. Bob and Janis Cada says:

    Sorry for your loss. Peace and comfort to you and your family

  3. Pam and Al says:

    Sincere Sympathy to Herb’s entire family, you are ALL in our prayers and thoughts.
    Heaven now has a new, sweet angel.

  4. Sue Polivka says:

    Tom Bev and Pete, I’m so sorry to learn of your dad’s passing.
    Sending you love and sincere condolences.

  5. Rick H. Falk says:

    A pillar of the Big Flats community has fallen. Sending my condolences to the entire Peterson family. Herb was a good man who set a good example for his family and community. I will always fondly remember the times spent at the Peterson farm when I was a kid. May your faith and love for one another help you in this time of sorrow.

  6. Kathleen Challoner says:

    Condolences to the Peterson family for the loss of Herb. Thinking of you Kathy.

  7. Jodie Woodruff says:

    Tom and Pete sorry for your loss. Sending love, light and prayers.

  8. Don and Karen Rathke says:

    We are expressing our sincere
    condolences to your family……
    Don and Karen Rathke

  9. Scott Baumgart says:

    Tom and Pete, prayers your way.

  10. Julie and Bob Goodhue says:

    Our thoughts are with the Peterson family at this sad time; may your good memories comfort you in the days ahead.

  11. Peg Lecy says:

    I’m so sorry on your loss. May God family and friends comfort you

  12. Lori Ward says:

    Tom, Pete and family, so sorry for your loss. Keep your memories close.

  13. Ron and Laurie Leach says:

    Peterson Family I am so sorry for your loss. Herb was a special, kind and loving person. We will miss him.

  14. Jodi Lecy Helgeson says:

    Peterson family, I’m sorry to hear of Herb’s passing. Please know that I’m thinking of all of you.

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