Janzen Jay Peterson, 18, of Cavalier, ND passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at his home. Funeral service will be held Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the United Lutheran Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held Friday, December 21st from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service at the United Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the United Lutheran Church Youth Mission Trip Fund and The LiGht.
Janzen Jay Peterson was born February 16, 2000 in Cavalier, ND to Jay and Julie (Crowston) Peterson. He grew up in Cavalier and graduated from Cavalier High School in 2018. While in school he was involved in 4-H, FBLA, and also participated in cross country, basketball and track. Janzen also enjoyed the church mission trips and participating in The liGht youth group on Wednesdays. He was active in his congregation by teaching Sunday school and offering his time to run the projector. To his peers he was a trusted role model and to many a mentor. Janzen was a social person and had a friendly personality always. He was employed at Leevers Foods and the Icelandic State Park where he greeted customers with a smile and conversation. He was currently attending NDSU in Fargo, ND enjoying watching the Bison football games and tailgating.