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Farrin A Peterson

Farrin A Peterson

Farrin A. Peterson, age 41 of Durand, formerly of Augusta, died Sunday, August 21, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN from a heart related illness.

Farrin was born on September 25, 1980 in Eau Claire. He was named after Farrin Young the country music star. Farrin was the son of Cherlynn Peterson and Chuck Kiehl. He grew up with his grandparents, Emily and Harvey Peterson in Wilson, rural Augusta. Farrin graduated from Augusta High School in 1999. Farrin leaves behind a wonderful son, Christopher. He worked at various places in the Eau Claire area but was mostly known for his 1980’s vintage toy store, In Retrospect. In March, Farrin moved with his fiancé, Norma Scivally to Durand.

Farrin enjoyed talking and trading vintage toys with his friends and was a huge fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Farrin is survived by his fiancé, Norma Scivalli; son, Christopher; father, Chuck Kiehl III; siblings, Katrina Peterson, Jason Kiehl, Shawn Kiehl, Chuckie Kiehl, Darrel Kiehl and the rest of his family and friends. He is preceded in death by his mother, Cherlynn Peterson; grandparents, Emily and Harvey Peterson and best friend, Steven Larson.

A Potluck Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00PM-6:00PM, Saturday September 24, 2022 at the Riverview Park (Northside) 2721 Riverview Dr., Eau Claire. 

Rhiel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Nykky Seichter

    He was the best friend anyone could have. I am going to miss him dearly. May the heavenly spirits and ghosts still linger on. We will miss you on earth.

  2. Ryan Breneman

    Not sure what to say but it’s always a sad day to hear when someone you know happens to pass. I didn’t know you well but you always seemed like a chill guy and seemed like a very big hearted person. You will be missed and I’m sure you have touched the lives of many people. May you find peace and may the Gods deliver you to your ancestors before you.

  3. Amanda whaley

    Farrin was amazing guy he was amazing guy he would make people smile an everything else he will be deeply miss

  4. Bruce Mataczynski

    I will miss you very much my friend

  5. Charles Forseth

    So sorry to hear of Farrin’s passing. He was a very special and loving person. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him and treasured his unique personality.

  6. Chris David Jahnke

    Farrin was my birth father. He was one of the kindest, sweetest, most gentle people I’ve ever had the pleasure to know. He will be truly missed by everyone who knew him.

  7. Troy Pearce

    Ferrin was my brother and best friend he will be missed and untill we meet again give the hell in heaven brah. Love you brother

  8. Sara bedard

    Farrin was an amazing friend.

  9. Jake Krueger

    We’ll wrestle against some day my friend! Take a look at the T-Bone, or you’ll get the steak knife!

  10. Samantha

    Farrin has always been there for so many people helping and being a listening ear or a shoulder to cry on he was my best friend/big brother he will always be in my heart

  11. Courtney

    He was a great man with a heart of gold. He will be deeply missed. My condolences goes out to the families and friends

  12. Mary Canada

    Farrin was a gem of a human being and will be deeply missed.

  13. Eric vanblaricom

    Farin you will be missed may the next part of your journey be better

  14. Amanda whaley

    Farrin was amazing guy he enjoy begin around friends an making them laugh he will be deeply miss by alot of amazing friends an family

  15. Steven Telisczak

    Gonna miss ya buddy, you will always be in our hearts forever. Me and the guys will see you again one day. Love ya man

  16. Torrance Lucking

    Rest in peace brother, you will always be in my thoughts, prayers and my memories ones that cannot be forgotten, love u bro will truly miss u

  17. Krystal And Kenny Buttke

    Damn i still cant believe u were gone so soon it just doesnt seem real. We both are still trying to process ur death...especially Kenny. We love and miss ya bro.

  18. Selina krenzelok

    Im so sorry for ur loss farrin was a good person very sweet man and good friend r.i.p beautiful angel you will be missed by all

  19. Ashley Kroener

    I will miss you

  20. Amanda pederson

    I am sorry for your loss. Prayers be with all who knew him. He will truly and deeply be missed.

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