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Prominent local businessman, Raymond Peterson, dies at 92

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WILLMAR -- When Raymond Peterson finished four years of Army service in World War II, he looked for a business to buy. In 1947, Peterson bought a Willmar shoe store that had been in business since 1932.

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For the next 37 years, Peterson and his wife, Muriel, owned and operated Peterson Shoe Store in downtown Willmar. They also owned the Betty Lou Dress Shop next door.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
(320) 235-1150
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