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President of Repete Corp. Norman R. Peterson Dies at 57

Date Posted: August 2, 2007

Sussex, WI-–Norman R. Peterson, President of the Repete Corporation, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 28.

Mr. Peterson, who was 57, suffered cardiac arrest while competing in a sailboat race near his home on Pewaukee Lake.

Mr. Peterson was a graduate of Marquette University - College of Engineering and had been with the company since 1965, when he began his part-time employment as a teenager.

He served as president since 1992.

Mr. Peterson was active in several community and professional organizations, including the Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, the American Feed Industry Association, MRA-The Management Association, TEC (The Executive Committee), the Pewaukee Public School Board and the Pewaukee Yacht Club.

Mr. Peterson is survived by his wife Lori (Brook), children Matthew and Anna, as well as his mother Ann Peterson and siblings Jean Peterson, Chris Bucher and Leif Peterson.

Mr. Peterson was preceded in death by his father, Norman L. Peterson, who was a founder of the company.

Memorial services are pending.

For more information, contact Jay Davis at 262-246-4541.

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