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Joyce (Mesna) Peterson

Joyce went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Nov. 24, after she lost her battle with cancer. She was born on July 1, 1928, in Two Harbors and graduated from Two Harbors High School in1946.

She married Burton (Pete) Peterson of Knife River on January 31, 1948, in Chicago, Ill. Pete spent 20- plus years in the Air Force and retired a Lt. Colonel. They traveled to a number of different bases in the United States and Europe. They celebrated their 62 wedding anniversary in January of 2010. They spent their final years at the Carlsbad by the Sea retirement home in Carlsbad, Calif.

She is preceded in death by her husband Burton; father Arnold Mesna, her mother Mary Ellen Hunt, brothers Gilbert A. Mesna and Roger Scott Mesna.

She is survived by her daughter Lynn Dougall, granddaughter Sarah Shorter, grandson Jeff Dougall and her brother Jack A. Mesna.

A celebration of her life will be held in the latter part of January.