Gladys K. Peterson, age 100, of Howard Lake, died Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society in Howard Lake.
Gladys Katherine Walberg was born Feb. 7, 1920, in French Lake Township to Gustav and Amanda (Opsahl) Walberg. She attended school in Annandale.
Gladys was united in marriage to Edwin Larson, Adolph Johnson, and Clifford Peterson; all three preceded her in death.
Gladys was blessed with four children. In addition to caring for her family, Gladys worked at a canning factory in Cokato, and in the laundry room at the care center in Howard Lake.
She was a member at Immanuel Lutheran Church near French Lake. Gladys enjoyed garage sales, thrift stores, and going to the casino.
Gladys is survived by her daughters, Winnie LaVine of Annandale, Judy (Paul) Giese of Lanesboro, and Patty (Steve) Janey of Becker; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren; sister, Elsie (Ed) Sund of Silverdale, WA; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her son, James Larson; three infant children; husbands, Edwin Larson, Adolph Johnson, and Clifford Peterson; siblings, Russell Walberg, Clifford Walberg, Ernold Walberg, John Walberg, Milton Walberg, Alden Walberg, Bernice Johnson, Celeste Lange, Pearl Fobbe, and Arlene Buranen.
A private memorial service took place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, with Rev. Alex Becker officiating. Burial followed at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery near French Lake. Services were live-streamed on the funeral home website.
Arrangements were entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Annandale. Obituary, tribute wall and funeral webcast online at www.dingmannfuneral.com.