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Peterson, Andrew died 1929


Posted By: Ann Krumme (email)
Date: 3/29/2012 at 19:44:54


The death of Andrew Peterson, which was briefly announced in this paper last week, took place at Fertile, Minn., Monday, April 15. The remains, accompanied by his son, Albert arrived here last Wednesday afternoon and were taken to the Martin mortuary chapel. The funeral was held Friday, services at the chapel at 12:30 conducted by Rev. Erickson, pastor of St. Johnís Lutheran church of this city, and at the West Paint Creek Lutheran church conducted by the pastor, Rev. Lea. Interment was made in the family lot in the West Paint Creek cemetery.

Andrew Peterson was born at Oslo, Norway, and at the time of his death was aged 80 years, 7 months and 2 days. At the age of 5 years he came to this country with his parents and they resided on a farm on Round Prairie. After the death of his wife a number of years ago he sold his farm and has since lived with his children.

He is survived by a daughter and two sons, Mrs. Herman Klemme and Elmer of this city and Albert of Fertile, Minn.; also by a sister, Mrs. Andrew Knudtson of Fertile, Minn., and several nephews and nieces as follows: Miss Helen Sanderson, Davenport; Fred Mickey of Mason City, Herman Johnson, Mrs. Julius Swain and Mrs. Julia Jones of Waukon.

The deceased was a pleasant, genial man and during his long residence in this vicinity made many friends, who learned of his death with genuine sorrow.

~Allamakee Journal and Lansing Mirror, Waukon News column, April 24, 1929


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