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Diane Peterson, 68, of Northwood, ND passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Northwood Deaconess Health Center in Northwood. A memorial service will be held Friday, August 28, 2015 at 2:00p.m at Community Bible Church in Northwood. A visitation will be held Thursday, August 27, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00p.m with a 7:00p.m prayer service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Northwood Deaconess Health Center, P.O. Box 190, Northwood, ND 58267.
Diane Holden was born October 10, 1946 to Peter and Alice (Elton) Holden in Valley City, ND. She grew up and attended school in Valley City. On August 19, 1965, Diane married Wayne "Pete" Peterson in Valley City. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 19, 2015. In 1968, Diane and Pete moved to Fargo. Ever since Diane was young all she ever wanted to be was a Mom. One of her proudest moments in her life was when she and Pete had their three boys: Chris, Duane and John. She worked at Woolworths in Fargo for a short time before starting her own daycare. After the boys were bigger, Diane started working at Camelot Cleaners. In 1993, Pete and Diane moved to Northwood, where they owned and managed the Brass Rail Bar and Grill. She served many of the BEST home cooked meals at the Brass Rail. Diane enjoyed writing, especially weekly racing articles. She also enjoyed music, playing guitar, piano, and taking pictures and videos. Diane loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She always enjoyed keeping in touch with friends and family through Facebook and really enjoyed everyone she met. Diane loved spending time at the lake with her lake family and racing with her racing family.
Survivors include her husband, Wayne "Pete" Peterson, Northwood, ND; sons: Chris Peterson, Fargo, ND; Duane (Susan) Peterson, Glyndon, MN; John (Jackie) Peterson, West Fargo, ND; grandchildren: Cody Peterson, Maggie Peterson and Tanner Peterson; sisters: Sandra Hutton, Valley City, ND; Susan (Bob) Amundson, Williston, ND; Loretta Holden, Valley City, ND. Diane is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death was her father, Peter; mother, Alice; step-father, Shorty; sister, Anita; brother, Rick; and nephew, Kyle.
Penny huebner Aug 29 2015 12:00 AM
We are so sorry to hear of Diane`s passing. We really enjoy getting to know you as neighbors in West Fargo trailer court all those years ago. I remember baby sitting for Chris and Duane when they were very young. Our love and sympathy
Anna and Gordon Walth Aug 29 2015 12:00 AM
I am happy to have called Diane a friend. Before I knew who she was by name, I knew her by her smiles. We officially became friends over Facebook when she then invited me over for coffee. I am so sorry for you loss and my heart is with you as you grieve her immediate presence until that day we will meet again.
Jennifer Raknerud Aug 25 2015 12:00 AM
Pete and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We have many memories of Diane that bring a smile to our faces - she is truly one of a kind ! She will be missed by so many people who were blessed enough to cross paths with her over the years. Take care and God bless, Tim, Kim and Haley
Kim Shiek Aug 25 2015 12:00 AM
Our deepest sympathies are with you. Enjoyed so many great times with Diane when she lived across the street from us in Fargo, she was always there for me.
Jim & Diane Brines Aug 25 2015 12:00 AM
Diane, you will be so missed by everybody that had the privilege to know you. you were an awesome woman. thank you for so many great memories!! Heaven has gained a new beautiful angel
Elke Dauer Aug 25 2015 12:00 AM
Diane...you were one in a million!!! I feel so blessed to have met you and your family!!! U touched the lives of many..including mine!! One day we will meet again!!! Until then...rest in peace my dear friend!!💗
Stacie Aug 24 2015 12:00 AM
Annie I love you so much. I will miss you. You are the best. Love gaving three cool brothers. Love you and your family. Love Mary Kayleigh and Aubri
maryann mcaleer Aug 24 2015 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for your family.
Christine Welch Aug 24 2015 12:00 AM
Pete and families , Jay and I are so very sorry for your loss. Diane is free from cancer, pain and sickness and for that we are glad,but she will be missed. Many fond memories of a spunky lady! Thinking of all of you. Jay and Laurene
Laurene and jay kath Aug 24 2015 12:00 AM