Ralph Dale Peterson, age 83, of Cokato, Minnesota, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at his home. Funeral service will be Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 2:00 PM at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cokato, with interment with Military Honors at the Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery in Cokato. Visitation will be at the Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, from 4:00 – 7:00 PM. Further visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Cokato and Howard Lake.