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Sigrid R. Peterson

Sigrid R. Peterson, 87, New Rockford, ND, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at Sanford Health  Palliative Care Center, Fargo, ND

Sigrid Ruth Anderson was born March 15, 1924 in Arthur, ND, the daughter of Sigurd and Olga (Christ) Anderson.  Sigrid grew up in New Rockford, ND, and married Edwin M. Peterson on November 16, 1952, at rural New Rockford.   Sigrid and Edwin farmed east of New Rockford and have been long-time members of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in New Rockford.  Sigrid enjoyed many years of membership in the HEO Club, a Sheldon Township-area social club. She loved to garden, cook and bake, make quilts and spend time with her family. Sigrid entered Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd in New Rockford in July 2011.


Sigrid is survived by her husband of 59 years, Edwin; her children Lois (Brad) Cogdill, Fargo, and Larry New Rockford;  her grandchildren,  Jesse (Kim) Peterson, Watertown, SD; and Meghan Cogdill, Fargo; great-grandchildren Abigail and Wyatt Peterson; her  brother Joseph (Margie) Anderson, New Rockford; and a number of cousins, nieces and nephews. 


FUNERAL SERVICE: First Lutheran church, New Rockford, ND

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 2:00PM

BURIAL: Nystrom Cemetery, rural Sheyenne, ND

Posted Condolences:


Name: Lee Ann Barnhardt

Date: Feb. 7, 2012

Message: Brad and Lois,
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. It sounds like she lived a wonderful life and raised a great family. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Lee Ann


Name: Tim Megorden

Date: Feb 7th 2012

Message: Dear Lois and family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you as you celebrate Sigrid's life, experience the deep loss and live into God's hope and proimise. Blessing in the days ahead.


Name: Bruce Vieweg

Date: February 7, 2012

Message: Dear Lois and all of the Peterson family, JoAnne and I send sincere sympathies your way. Wednesday morning, I will offer the following prayer during chapel: "Caring Father, we seek today your divine comfort for the family of our dear colleague and friend Lois Cogdill that is grieving the passing of her mother, Sigrid Peterson; bring peace to each of their family during this time of loss, let them find comfort in memory and in knowing that you welcome her home to your loving heart."


Name: Mike Reese

Date: February 6, 2012

Message: Lois and family,

We are so sorry for your loss. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Peace and blessings to you.

Mike and the Office of Student Success and Retention Concordia College.


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