Orville J. “OJ” Peterson, 71

Orville J. “OJ” Peterson, 71, of Elk River, died peacefully Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011.
Mr. Peterson served in the Air Force for nine years. He worked for Control Data for 21 years and traveled the world repairing computers. He loved music and he was a devoted father.
The funeral service will begin at noon Friday, Sept. 16 at Dare’s Funeral Home, 805 Main St. N.W., Elk River (763-441-1212). Visitation will be from 6–8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service Friday. Interment will be at Vernon Cemetery.
Survivors include his children, Angelica (Bob) Schafer, Dawn (Brian) Frabel, and Orville; siblings, Clifford, Stanley (Norma), and Judy (Jud) Waite; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Jeannine Mansfield, and sister-in-law, Marlys Peterson.