During the 2022 fair Ken and Karin Peterson of Lewiston will join the Winona County Fair Hall of Fame with a long list of volunteer activities The couple has lived in Lewiston for the 45 years they have been married, where they raised 2 daughters, and now have three granddaughters and one grandson.
“We both really enjoy our grand kids and hope to attend as many of their events and sports activities as we can,” says the Peterson’s.
Ken Peterson is currently working for Ag Partners in Lewiston, where he has been for 29 years. Prior to that he was with Lewiston Feed and Produce for 14 years, and helped his parents start Pete’s Meats in Lewiston. Karin has been with State Farm Insurance in both St. Charles and Lewiston for 36 years, and currently is semi-retired.
The couple state that they “love their community and friends” and this is obvious with their commitment and volunteer time in the Lewiston Community. A big part of that has been 36 years for both Ken and Karin with the Fools Five Auction. Adding to that would be Ken’s 28 years with the Lewiston Fire Department, Sons of the American Legion, church usher and cemetery board. Karin’s list includes 18 plus years with the ambulance service, church secretary and other church events.
In their spare time the couple enjoy cutting wood, UTV rides, gardening and lawn mowing, and sports like bowling and softball.