Milt PetersenMilt Petersen, 87, Casselton, ND, formerly Hunter, ND, died on Friday, July 12, 2013 at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND.
Milton J. Petersen was born July 26, 1925 at Erie, ND to John and Kate (Stroeh) Petersen. He grew up and attended school at Erie. Milt married Grace Thompson June 24, 1950. They made their home near Ayr, ND where they farmed for several years. In 1968, he purchased a road maintainer and started Petersen Construction. He later purchased a backhoe and was joined by his sons. He was still out blading roads in his early 80’s. The family made their home in Hunter, ND until recently moving to Casselton.