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Peter B. Waldor

Peter B. Waldor


Peter B. Waldor, 87, of Nisswa, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Essentia Health–St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. A celebration of Peter’s life will be held at noon Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at the American Legion in Nisswa.

Peter was born June 23, 1926, in St. Paul, Minn., the son of Nels and Gwenith (Butchart) Waldor. He was united in marriage to Carol Randall on June 13, 1953, in Milbank, S.D. For 28 years, Peter worked for the State of California as a medical technician specializing in EEG and EKG. Following Peter’s retirement in 1981, he and Carol moved to the Nisswa area. He was an avid reader for many years before developing macular degeneration in 2002. Peter loved to be outside, enjoying golf and canoeing. He also liked jazz music.

He will be missed by his wife of 60 years, Carol; children, Peter Jr. (Karen) Waldor, of Montrose, Colo., David (Elizabeth) Waldor, of Brainerd, Dana Waldor, of Nisswa, Daniel Waldor, of Napa, Calif., Gretchen (Kevin) Wittwer, of Pequot Lakes, and Barbara (Dan Croteau) Waldor, of Brainerd; grandchildren, Erica Waldor, Jackie Waldor, Daniel Waldor, all of Sacramento, Calif., Laura Wittwer, of Minneapolis, Tyler Wittwer, of Brainerd, Betsy Waldor, Jenny Waldor, of Colorado, David Waldor Jr., of Brainerd, and Danerra (Tom) Lamburth, of Clear Lake, Calif.; great-granchildren, Tom Lamburth Jr. and Raylen Lamburth; nieces and nephews; and siblings, Matthew (Sally) Waldor, of Bloomington and Laura (Bob) Jones, of Santa Cruz, Calif. Peter was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, David Waldor, Daniel Waldor and Georgia “Joani” Hannan.

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Arrangements are with Brenny Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services.