Bernell C. “Ole” Peterson, 89, returned to his heavenly home on July 3, 201,9 after a valiant battle with cancer.  His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace.

Mass of Christian Burial is Tuesday, July 9, at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Parish, Yankton. Interment will be at St. Columbkill Cemetery, rural Wakonda.

Visitation will continue Tuesday one hour prior to Mass.

Hansen Funeral Home of Irene is in charge of arrangements.