Virginia Jones-Peterson, born in Cloverton, died and went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, June 20, 2019. She was 97 years old.

 She loved teaching, and with her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota taught for more than 34 years. 

She was united in marriage to Robert E. Jones.  They had three children and spent 38 loving years together until his death.  She later met Donald H. Peterson and enjoyed another 16 years of marriage.  She lived at North Branch Ecumen where she was lovingly cared for by staff.  She enjoyed visits, volunteering, playing cards, bingo and scrabble.

She is survived by brother; Chuck (Ginger) Halsted, children; Barbara (Darryl) Sletten, Darrell (Diana) Jones and Robert (Jane) Jones, eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

A funeral service was held on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church, Mora.  Burial was in the Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.  Memorials are preferred to First Presbyterian Church, 551 Wood St S., Mora, Minnesota 55051. 

Arrangements are by the Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home of Mora.  Condolences may be posted at


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