May 14, 2017
Doris Lorraine Peterson Greengo
passed away peacefully surrounded by family on May 14, 2017. Visitation 10-11AM Friday, May 19 at Willwerscheid Natural Burial and Cremation, 235 Wentworth Ave. W., West St. Paul, 651-457-7938. Service following the visitation. Burial Acacia Park Cemetery, Mendota Heights, MN. Doris Lorraine Peterson was born on February 9, 1930 to John and Lydia (Lange) Peterson on the family farm in Pipestone County. She graduated from Abbott-Northwestern School of Nursing as a registered nurse in 1952. After raising her four children, she resumed her career serving in the intensive care unit of Divine-Redeemer Hospital and United Hospital, St. Paul. Doris' family legacy lives on as the new Pipestone Senior High School and Pipestone Middle School, opened in 2003, were built on the family farm land. Doris is remembered by her family, Diane and Paul Rutherford, Mark Greengo, David and Pam Greengo and her grandchildren and great grandchildren, Sarah, Stephanie, Samantha, Bryan, Seth, Jacob, and Alexa. Doris was preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Kay Keenan, her daughter-in-law Ruth Greengo, and her siblings, Marvin, Herbert, Elvin, Verona, Lawrence and Erna. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Abbott-Northwestern Hospital Foundation Nursing Excellence Initiative.