Anna Christina (Jacobson) PetersonAnn Peterson, 92, passed away on Monday, September 23, 2013 in her home at Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center in Hallock, MN. Ann was born at home in McKinley Township northeast of Lancaster, MN on October 23, 1920 to Nels and Maria Jacobson, who had both come to the United States from Sweden; Maria (Pearson) from Jamtland and Nels from Skane. Ann joined siblings Minnie, Carl and Melvin and sisters Violet and Lillian came along later. The family moved to Cannon Township between Lancaster and Lake Bronson where her father farmed and Ann and her siblings attended school. Ann and Raymond Peterson were united in marriage on July 19th, 1942.
From that union came nine children. Ann was very nurturing of her family in every way. She was constant in her unconditional love, guidance and example to her children. Ann and Ray enjoyed six grandchildren and they have five great grandchildren. Everyone loved going to Grandma’s house; she was always at the door to greet you with open arms and always waving goodbye until you were out of sight.