Peter Raymond Liukkonen, age 44 of Big Lake, passed away on Sunday April 14, 2013.
Peter was born on July 28, 1968 in Baltimore, Md. He was the second child and only son of Raymond and Janis Liukkonen. Peter was well
known for his love of cooking, being a beloved fan of the Detroit Tigers and Toronto Maple Leafs, and his quick humor.
Peter was preceded in death by his mother, Janis Liukkonen, and his grandparents.
Peter is survived by his wife, Jodi Liukkonen; children Thomas Liukkonen, James Pyle, and Taylor Pyle; father Raymond Liukkonen; sister Ann Liukkonen; mother-in-law Patricia Somers; brother-in-law Todd Copenhaver; niece Riley Copenhaver; niece Kasha Williams; nephew Winston Williams; sister-in-law Susan Arthur; and nephew James Arthur.
Visitation will be held from 2-3 p.m. on Thursday April 18 at Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel, 250 East Broadway, Monticello.
The funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. with Rev. Bill Arant officiating. Interment will be at Park Hill Cemetery in Duluth on Thursday April 25.
Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.