Martin R. Peterson

IRON MOUNTAIN — Martin R. Peterson, 67, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2019, at ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford.

Marty was born on Nov. 13, 1951, to the late Russell and Pearl (Johnson) Peterson.

He is survived by sisters, Grace (Ken) Sparapani of Gardnerville, Nev., Gail (Richard) Dabb of Coconut Creek Fla., and Lana (Jeff) Stevens of Jackson, Wis., a very special nephew, Scott (Lisa) Sparapani of Brown Deer, Wis., and a very special niece, Sheila Sparapani of Gardnerville. Also surviving are three nieces residing in Wisconsin, Texas and Florida, and two nephews residing in Arizona and Colorado; along with great-nephews, great-nieces, and one great-great-niece. He also leaves behind his faithful companion, Spike.

In addition to his parents, Martin was preceded in death by his sister, Alice Peterson, who passed away in 1963 at the age of 17.

Marty had numerous friends over the years and will miss them all. A huge thank you to all his friends who took the time to visit him while he was ill. He enjoyed those visits beyond words.

THANK YOU to his classmates who held a pre-50th class reunion for Marty and presented him with a one of a kind IMHS Class of 1969 baseball cap. The kind gesture and thoughtfulness meant the world to him.

A special thank you to Tom Inglese and Henry Patrick for always being there during this difficult time.

In accordance with Marty’s wishes, no services will be held.

You may leave a condolence or tribute for Marti’s family online at www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com.

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Iron Mountain, to honor Marti’s legacy of life.