Michael  Petri
Michael  Petri
Michael  Petri
Michael  Petri

Obituary of Michael William Petri

Michael William Petri, born November 20,1984 passed away June 10, 2022.  He was born in Burnsville, MN and grew up in Rosemount, MN.  He was an Eagle Scout with a love for the outdoors, music, food, entertaining, snowmobiling, and airplanes.  He was an Air Traffic Controller in Farmington, MN then Fargo, ND.  Michael had a passion for friends and family and farming with his uncles on weekends.  He suffered a severe Traumatic Brain Injury while snowmobiling on February 10th, 2017, in the UP of Michigan.

Michael is survived by his mother, Camille Wilhelmi (Robert Mayerhofer), his father, Ronald Petri (Carolyn Healy), his sister, Rachael Petri and many loving Aunts, Uncles, cousins, step-siblings, and friends.  His burial will be at St. Edward's Cemetery in Nekoma, ND at 11:30 am on June 25th.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made for cemetery upkeep or snowmobile emergency rescue services.  Checks can be made out and mailed to:

St. Edward’s Cemetery

c/o St. Alphonsus Parish

209 10th Ave

Langdon, ND 58249


Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office

100 West Iron St.

Bessemer, MI 49911

Memo line: Snowmobile Search and Rescue


Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office

5105 Fourth Street
Eagle River, MI 49950

Memo line: Snowmobile Search and Rescue


Cass County Sheriff’s Office

301 Minnesota Ave W

Walker, MN 56484

Memo line: Snowmobile Search and Rescue

A Memorial Tree was planted for Michael
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Cremation Society of Minnesota
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