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Peter L. Iverson, 55

Peter Lee Iverson, 55, formerly of Hudson, died Monday, May 19, at his home in San Antonio, Texas.

Peter was born on Sept. 13, 1952, in Chicago, Ill., to Dr. Donald and Peggy (Rock) Iverson. Peter graduated from Hudson High School in 1970.

He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1974 with a bachelor of arts in history and American institutions. He continued his education at Wisconsin, completing a master's in business administration in finance, investments and banking in 1975.

During his career Peter completed programs at the National Commercial Lending School at the University of Oklahoma, the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business and the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business. He also attended both Rutgers University and the University of Delaware where he completed the American Bankers Association's Stonier Graduate School of Banking.

Peter married Linda Koch on June 14, 1975. They welcomed their son, David, in 1981 and their daughter, Kelly, in 1984.

For over 30 years Peter worked in the bank finance sector, holding many senior-level management and chief financial officer positions. Throughout his bank executive career, Peter had been employed with the Metropolitan Bank in Monona, Wis.; Southwest Bancshares in Houston, Texas; MCorp in Dallas, Texas; Bank One in Columbus, Ohio; and USAA in San Antonio, Texas.

He had recently retired and enjoyed golfing, spending time with his fiancée, Leslie, and informing all of his family members of current weather conditions.

Peter is survived by his children, David Iverson and Kelly Iverson, both of Columbus, Ohio; fiancée, Leslie Foley, of San Antonio, Texas; mother, Peggy Iverson of Eau Claire; sister Carolyn (Greg) Helgeson, nephew Steven Helgeson and niece Katie Helgeson, all of Eau Claire.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Nancy Iverson Wanner, in 1988, and his father, Dr. Donald Iverson, in 1999, and his grandfather, Supt. E.P. Rock.

Visitation was from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday, May 24, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m., both at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson.

A private burial was held at Willow River Cemetery in Hudson.

Peter was a loving, caring person and will be sadly missed by his family and friends.