July 3, 1928 - April 14, 2022
The funeral service for Marlys Peterson, formerly of the Bertha Hewitt area will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Hewitt, MN. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 19 at the Schuller Family Funeral Homes' Domian-Anderson Chapel in Bertha from 4:00 until 6:00, and will resume at church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Marlys, age 93, passed away on April 14, 2022, at the Fair Oaks Lodge, Wadena, MN. Marlys was born to Joseph and Alma (Schimmel) Bauer on July 3, 1928 in Bertha, MN. She attended and graduated from high school in Bertha. Marlys married Claude Kenneth Peterson on November 2, 1947 at a church parsonage in Bertha. They made their home north of Hewitt. Her days were filled with the many tasks of a homemaker. Marlys had a knack for growing African Violets and enjoyed spending time in her flower beds. She taught Release Time classes, Sunday School, and Vacation Bible School for over 30 years. She was a member, and held offices, with the Hewitt Lionesses, the What Not Club, Dorcas Society at Trinity Lutheran Church, the Hewitt Historical Society, and Wadena LWML. She also enjoyed quilting with her friends. Preceding Marlys in death were her husband, Claude (1980); parents, Joseph and Alma; sisters, 5 yr old Eleanor and infant Mavis. Memories of Marlys will be special to her children, Jon (Cindy) Peterson of Duluth, Steve Peterson of Hewitt and Rhonda (Harris) Heggerston of Walnut Grove; four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and 1 step-granddaughter and 3 step-great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Donald (Jane) Bauer of Minneapolis, Rosella Smith of Hugo and half-sister, JoAnn (Gary) Lorentz of Proder. Serving as pallbearers will be Dennis Johnson, Mike Bauer, Gary Tuil, Dave Tuil, Gary Peterson and Steve Pickar. Burial will be in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, Bertha, MN.
The funeral service for Marlys Peterson, formerly of the Bertha Hewitt area will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Hewitt, MN. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 19 at the Schuller Family... View Obituary & Service Information
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