Gene D. Peterson

Gene D. Peterson, age 85, a resident of Siren passed away on Nov. 15, 2020.

Gene was born on April 13, 1935 in Roseau, Minn., to Carl G. and Eva M. Peterson.

Gene served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corp. He and LaVonne were married in Siren on June 6, 1959.

He and his wife, LaVonne owned and operated the Lucky Strike Resort on Devils Lake from 1969-1988. They enjoyed serving meals and sharing stories with snowmobilers and ice fisherman from all over.

Often times you would find both Gene and LaVonne at the Pheasant cheering on their teams, Packers and Twins.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, LaVonne and sister, Audrey Fahland.

Gene is survived by his sons, Kris and Carl; five grandchildren; one great grandchild; three great step-grandchildren; along with other relatives and friends.

Due to the current situation, a service will be held at a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster. Online condolences can be made at