Robert “Bob” G. Peterson, 70, of Tomah passed away Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at the Tomah VA Hospital.

Bob was born Oct. 28, 1947, in Sparta, to Otto and Winifred (Hobson) Peterson.

Bob is survived by his siblings, Otto (Della) Peterson, Bill (Janeda) Peterson, Jim (Jo Ann) Peterson, John Peterson, Ann Peterson; sister, Mary Lou Lutz; along with other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Vernon Marx; sister, Nancy Kahn.

A celebration of Bob’s life will be held next Spring and will be announced by the Torkelson Funeral Home of Tomah. A private burial was held at the Mound Prairie Cemetery, town of Adrian.

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