Raymond P. Peta was born March 9, 1935 in Mitchell to Frank and Margaret (Foss) Peta. He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1953 and attended Dakota Wesleyan University for one year. He was employed at Coca Cola Bottling Company, the Daily Republic and worked construction for several years. He enjoyed fishing with his wife, Hiroko and playing cards. He was a member of the congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Mitchell.
He is survived by one brother, Donald (Yoshimi) Peta, Wenatchee, WA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Hiroko and two brothers: Gordon and Clement.