Emily Peterson

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Emily Peterson

May 25, 1952 - March 12, 2019

Emily Peterson Emily R. Peterson
DAKOTA, Minn. -- Emily R. Peterson, 66, of Dakota passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in her home. She was born May 25, 1952, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Carl and Carolyn (Pillsbury) Weimer. At a young age her family moved to Winona, Minn. There she graduated from Winona Senior High School and attended Winona State University. She married Lynn "Pete" Peterson June 30, 1977, in Winona. They then moved to Dresbach, Minn., where they owned and operated Pete's Inn until 1998. She was also employed at State Bank of La Crosse for 30 years retiring in 2016. Emily enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially her beloved grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Pete; three daughters, Lindsey (Brian) Smiley of Brooklyn Center, Minn., Lauren (Robert Schroeder) Peterson of La Crescent, Minn., and Allison (Nicole Schroeder) Peterson of Northfield, Minn.; five grandchildren, Dylan, Lynnea, Noah, Henry, Veda and another on the way; one sister, Penny (Dick) Otto of Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Wendy Weimer.
A gathering for family and friends will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 15, at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral & Cremation Services, 111 S. Oak St., La Crescent, followed by a gathering at Pete's Inn in Dresbach. Online guestbook is available at www.schumacher-kish.com.
Published on March 14, 2019
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4 posts

Julie Myers
Mar 15, 2019
So sorry for your loss. I remember Emily from high school homeroom. Always smiling 😌
Erik Braun
Mar 14, 2019
She is always a special face we looked forward to seeing and working with every time we went into the bank; from the trailer when it was across the street to the current location in La Crescent. Memories & prayers.
LINDA Leidel
Mar 14, 2019
So sorry to hear this sad news, prayers to the family. Love Linda XXX
Kathy Hill
Mar 14, 2019
So sorry to hear about Emily. Thinking of you and your family as you remember he life and how special she was to everyone who knew her. Prayers to all.