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LaVonne Peterson

ABERDEEN - LaVonne Peterson, 90, of Aberdeen and formerly of Roslyn passed away Monday October 12, 2020 at Avera St. Luke’s in Aberdeen. Private family services will be held 10:30 A.M. Tuesday October 20, 2020 at Fron Lutheran Church near Roslyn. It will be live streamed on Fiksdal Funeral Service Facebook page. Public burial will be at 1:00 P.M. in the church cemetery. Public walk through visitation will be Monday 5-7 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church in Aberdeen or Fron Lutheran Cemetery. LaVonne Jensen-Peterson, the youngest daughter of Elmer and Elma (Rubel) Rovang, was born April 13, 1930 in Fergus Falls, MN. She was baptized at Zion Lutheran in Fergus Falls. Her family moved to Roslyn, SD when she was a child. She attended school in Roslyn and was confirmed at Roslyn Lutheran Church. She was married to Marlyn Jensen in 1947 at Roslyn and lived at rural Roslyn where she was a homemaker. To this union were born four children, Margaret, Marlene, Michael and Marty. They moved to Roslyn after Marlyn’s health failed. In 1982 Marlyn passed away. She then attended nursing school in Watertown and graduated as an LPN. She married Harold Peterson of Aberdeen in 1995. They resided in Aberdeen and spent a few winters in Arizona. Harold passed away in 2016. She worked in healthcare until her retirement. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Aberdeen where she was involved in ladies circle groups. She was an excellent seamstress, and also an excellent cook who enjoyed making jellies and jams to give to family and friends. She was an avid fan of the Minnesota Twins and rarely missed watching their games. She is survived by daughters: Margaret (John) Sumption of Frederick, and Marlene (Ken) McGaughey of Broken Bow, NE. sons Michael (Carol)Jensen of Sisseton and Marty (Val) Jensen of Britton, and stepson Tim (Charlene) Peterson of Spearfish and step daughter-in-law Sandie Peterson of Rapid City. Grandsons: Chris, Eric, Mark, Taylor, and Warren Sumption. John, Will, and Clint Jordan, Christian Jensen and Thad Jensen. Granddaughters: Josie Jakeway, Jennifer Beck, Amanda Roth, and Courtney Paulson. Step-grandchildren: Garret and Ryan Thompson, Justin Tchida, Sarah Vigoren, Megan Lackey, Christine Peterson, Bill Peterson, Ryan Peterson, and Nikki Kachelmyer, many great grandchildren, step great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Thelma Monshaugen and sister-in-law Arlette Jensen. And many nieces and nephews. LaVonne was preceded in death by her parents, husbands Marlyn Jensen, Harold Peterson, and stepson Terry Peterson. sisters Winnefred Opsahl, and Arlene Carlson; brothers Wesley Rovang and Donald Rovang. Brothers-in-law: Alfred Monshaugen, L. James Opsahl, Vernie, Carlson, and Donald Jensen. Sister-in-law Charlotte Rovang, nephew James Opsahl, and infant twin great grandsons. Blessed be her memory.

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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Paul & Dianne Breitbarth Family Oct 18 2020 12:00 AM

Margaret, condolences to you and members of Lavonne's family. I have so many fond memories of time spent with your family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers! Judy Hemmah Carr

Judy Hemmah Carr Oct 17 2020 12:00 AM

May God, who sees your grieving heart and hears each tender prayer, be ever near to give you peace and keep you in His care. With caring sympathy,

The McElyea and Minter Family Oct 16 2020 12:00 AM

In loving memory of LaVonne, Tim & Sharlene Peterson and family

Tribute Store Oct 15 2020 12:00 AM

Dear Marlene, Our condolences to you and your family. Though I never met your mother, she must have been a remarkable woman. Your deep faith and love and respect you share of your family tells me so. Sandy Garrett

Sandy Garrett Oct 15 2020 12:00 AM

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Sandy Garrett Oct 15 2020 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Miles & Stephanie Morris, Lucas Cutler Oct 14 2020 12:00 AM

Thinking of you. Sending love and prayers.

Londra Fleming Oct 14 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of LaVonne Peterson

Londra Fleming Oct 14 2020 12:00 AM

To the family of LaVonne. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers to all of you. George Hagen, Mesa, AZ

George Hagen Oct 14 2020 12:00 AM

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