Peter R. Liukkonen, 44, Big Lake

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Peter Raymond Liukkonen, 44, Big Lake, died Sunday, April 14, 2013.
Visitation was Thursday, April 18, 2-3 p.m., at Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel, 250 East Broadway, Monticello.  The funeral service followed at 3 p.m. The Rev. Bill Arant officiated. Interment will be at Park Hill Cemetery of Duluth, Minn., on Thursday, April 25.
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 Canadian Maple Leafs, and his quick humor.
Peter is survived by his wife Jodi Liukkonen; his father; three children, Thomas Liukkonen, James Pyle and Taylor Pyle;  and sister Ann Liukkonen.
He was preceded in death by his mother; and his grandparents.