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Peterson, Henry K. 1876-1952


Posted By: Mary Durr (email)
Date: 3/30/2009 at 18:39:05

Henry K. Peterson

Funeral services were conducted Friday at the home and at East Clermont Lutheran Church for Henry K. Peterson, 76, who passed away November 26. The rites were in charge of Rev. S. B. Knudsen, pastor of the church. Interment was made in the East Clermont cemetery.

Henry K. Peterson, son of Kittle and Mari Peterson, was born May 26, 1876 in Marion township, and passed away November 26, 1952 at his home where he had lived his entire life at the age of 76 years, six months.

He was baptized and confirmed in the East Clermont Lutheran Church of which he was an active member all his life.

On March 4, 1909, he was united in marriage to Hannah Pauline Gilbertson. To this union five children were born: Pearl and Clarence at home, Mrs. Louise Stewart, Sylacauga, Alabama, Mrs. Ruth Larson and Mrs. Iva Martindale, of Postville.

He held a number of offices in his church and community.

Those left to mourn are the aforesaid five children, four grandchildren, one brother, Ole, several nieces and nephews, as well as other relatives and friends.

His wife, parents, 12 brothers and sisters preceded him in death.

Postville Herald newspaper clipping from my mother's obituary collection.


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