Tony Ryan Peterson, age 40, of North Branch, MN passed away Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 at his home. \n He was born Dec. 22, 1975 in Menomonie, WI to Judy Cockeram and adopted by Tom Peterson at the age of four. Tony was raised in Menomonie and graduated from Menomonie High School in 1994. \n Tony was a very giving individual and loved to help people with whatever was needed. He was an avid college football fan and enjoyed watching games with his sons, especially the Badgers. He also enjoyed watching Minnesota Wild hockey and basketball games with his sons. \n Tony is survived by his sons, Mason and Brandon; his father Tom; his fiancé Kathy and her daughters Maddie and Kenzie. He is further survived by many cousins, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. \n He was preceded in death by his mother Judy. \n There will be visitation from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie. A private memorial service with Pastor Paul Pillman officiating, will be held later.