In memoriam: Soil scientist Arthur Peterson

Art_Peterson_Faculty1992The Department of Soil Science is saddened to announce that on Monday, January 26, 2015, Professor Emeritus Art Peterson passed away at the age of 91. Art’s boundless energy led to an amazing list of accomplishments. He was a frequent visitor to department events and his presence will be greatly missed.

Funeral services were held at Bethel Lutheran Church, 312 Wisconsin Ave, Madison on Saturday, January 31. Donations may be made in Art’s name to West Madison Little League or TV Media Ministry of Bethel Lutheran Church. For more on the life and accomplishments of Art or to leave a memory, please see his obituary at Cress Funeral Services.