Matthew Raymond Wallace Peterson, 48

Matthew Raymond Wallace Peterson, 48, of New Prague, MN, passed away on the 11th of March, 2023.

Matt was born in St. Louis Park, MN, on February 15, 1975, to Gail and Larry Peterson. He was raised in Maple Grove and graduated from Osseo High School. He then went on to play hockey at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Matt married his high school sweetheart Brenda and had three children, Alex, Landon, and Taylor. He worked at McNeilus for 17 years selling mixers.

He loved fishing with his buddies on Lake Vermillion, going to the cabin in Crosby, and spending time with his family. He was a lover and a giver, the most selfless man through and through.

He is preceded in death by his father, Larry.

Matt is survived by his wife Brenda; his three children, Alex (Sarah), Landon, and Taylor; his mother, Gail; his sister, Heather (Matt); his grandchild, Harrison; and many nieces, nephews, friends, and other family.

There will be an open house in honor of Matt on Monday, March 20 from 3-6 p.m. at The Depot in New Prague, 408 Main St. West, New Prague.

Cash memorials to the family in lieu of flowers will be donated to the New Prague Youth Hockey Association.




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