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Marjorie Peterson, 83

Marjorie Peterson, 83, of Lancaster, Minn., passed away at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, N.D., on Saturday, July 29, 2023.
Marjorie Ann Hord was born Oct. 20, 1939, in Hallock, Minn., the daughter of August and Reta (Lang Lucas) Hord. Marjorie was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. She grew up in Hallock and attended school there.
Marjorie married Gary Peterson in 1956 and moved to Peterson family farm in Lancaster where they raised their family and continued the family farm operation. Marjorie managed the Tax and Duty Free business at the Lancaster store until her retirement. She enjoyed managing the store and was very proud of the job she did. Marjorie was a member of Sion Lutheran Church.
Family members include her children, Greg (Crystal) Peterson, Lancaster, Beth Ann (Robert) Korczak, Bemidji, Minn., and Mark (Shirley) Peterson, Strathcona, Minn.; eight grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, Gary in 2015; parents; brothers, Earl Lucas, Lowell Lucas, Harold Lucas and a sister, Vernita Lucas.
Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 4, 2023, at 11 a.m. in Sion Lutheran Church. Interment will be in Riverview Memorial Gardens, Lancaster. Visitation will be held at the church for one hour prior to the service. Tim Peterson, presiding; Dianne Rice, organist and Ron Fossell, Soloist. Honorary pall bearers will be the Ladies of WELCA.
Austin Funeral Chapel, Hallock, is in charge of arrangements.

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