Ray H. Peterson
Peterson, Ray H. Age 95, passed on Oct. 12, 2020. Survived by wife of 70 years, Joan; 3 children; 6 grandchildren; 4 great- grandchildren; many family and friends. Ray enlisted in the Army Air Corps at age 17, veteran of WWII. Flight engineer/top turret gunner on a B-17, 305th bomb group, 26 missions in the European theater. He was also one of the first 13 in the civil air patrol and a recipient of the Medal of Honor to civilian volunteers who flew armed and humanitarian missions. Private interment at Fort Snelling. No memorial service is scheduled at this time due to COVID-19 concerns. Morris Nilsen Chapel 612-869-3226 morrisnilsen.com
Published on October 18, 2020
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