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PETERSEN, Mariane 1863-1931

PETERSEN

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 8/27/2015 at 15:23:36

Former Grundy Woman Died in Cedar Falls

The funeral of Mrs. Jens Petersen who died at 3 a.m. Friday was held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at Danish Bethlehem church with Rev. Ottar Jorgensen conducting the service. At 3 p.m. there was a short service at the Fredsville church before the burial at the Fredsville cemetery.

Mrs. Jens Petersen was born in Denmark Feb. 21, 1863, and came to this country when about 20 years old. In 1891 she was married to Jens Petersen and for many years they resided on a farm in Grundy County. In 1918 she and her husband retired from the farm and came to this city where they have made their home since.

For the past three months Mrs. Petersen has been failing in health and complications affecting the heart caused her death.

Besides the husband, Jens Petersen, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Hans Refshauge of Cedar Falls, and Miss Dagmar at home. There are also two sons, Carl at home, and August in Waterloo, and two grandchildren.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 16 April 1931, pg 5


 

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