Ad Spot

Kevin A. Petersen, 63

Kevin A. Petersen, 63

Kevin Arnold Petersen, age 63, of Austin, Minnesota, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 13th, 2021 at his camper in Hayward, Wisconsin. Kevin was born November 16th, 1957 in Austin, Minnesota to Roger and Marjorie Petersen. He attended school in Austin and enlisted in the Navy. He was an electrician with the IBEW Local 343, until retirement in January of 2021.

He was married to Mary Beth Majerus in July of 1982 and they later divorced. Kevin met Maggie (Margaret) Colleran in 2015. Together they started building a life, with a home in Rochester and a camper in Hayward. Kevin and Maggie enjoyed fishing and completing projects on their home. They loved traveling and taking road trips, along with planning state park visits and searching where their winters would be spent in retirement.

Kevin also loved golfing, hunting, fishing, boating, and spending time at his camper. Above all he loved being around his children, grandchildren, and Maggie. He will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his mother: Marjorie Petersen, children: Chad (Kelsey) Petersen of Chaska, Lynsey (Justin) O’Donnell of St. Ansgar, Ryan Petersen of Austin, Significant other Maggie (Margaret) Colleran and her daughter Siobhan Colleran, Grandchildren: Rowan Petersen, Nolan, Harpyr, Rorie and Breckin O’Donnell. Siblings: Mary (Charles) Clayton, Jodi (Phil) Patterson, David Petersen, Lynn Riemann (Dean Marshall); aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Roger Petersen, grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins.

At Kevin’s request – he was cremated and a private memorial service will be held at Calvary Cemetery for close family on July 26th, 2021 and followed by an open celebration of life from 1-4pm at the B&J Bar in Austin, MN

114 4th Ave NE, Austin, MN 55912

News

CDC expected to backpedal on some masking guidelines

News

Mayo Clinic joins others in requiring worker vaccinations

News

Jan. 6 hearing opens as police detail violence, injuries

Mower County

Minnesota adopts ‘clean car’ rules to foster electric shift

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

1 taken to hospital after Friday domestic shooting

Mower County

Just Like Family

Mower County

Photos: Biking for a cause

Mower County

‘It’s been quite a ride’

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Woman charged as accessory to shooting in southeast Austin

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Convictions: July 11-17

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Austin man charged with narcotic sales

Albert Lea

A. Lea man sentenced to 11 years in federal prison

Albert Lea

EAB Found in Freeborn County

Mower County

In Your Community: Hoeper honored for 20 years with KSMQ

Mower County

In Your Community: Keagan Larson to feature his book of poetry on Thursday

Mower County

Club News: Duplicate Bridge

Mower County

‘Regarding Broadway’ closing out CST summer season

News

Crane collapse causes power outage as temps reach mid-90s

Education

Education Briefs

Mower County

DNR fishing regulations now available in Hmong, Karen, Somali and Spanish

News

As smoke dissipates in Minnesota, health experts urge people to stay aware of air quality

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Stolen vehicle recovered after police chase

News

Pelosi says ‘deadly serious’ Jan. 6 probe to go without GOP

Mower County

Mower County deputy recognized for “hat trick” DWI arrests