PETERSEN, Elmer 1909-1991
PETERSEN, WAMSER, NEEDHAM
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/13/2016 at 15:24:16
Services for Elmer Petersen
Elmer C. Petersen, 81, of Reinbeck, passed away Monday, May 6, at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo after a short illness.
Funeral services will be held at the Gospel Hall in Stout Wednesday, May 8, at 1:30 p.m., with Richard VanMill officiating. Interment will be in the Reinbeck Cemetery.
Elmer, the son of John and Emma Wamser Petersen, was born and raised in Reinbeck.
He was united in marriage to Virginia Needham on September 1, 1930, the couple continued to live in Reinbeck. Elmer drove a petroleum tank wagon for years, and held the office of Fire Chief.
He was a member of the Gospel Hall in Stout. He enjoyed traveling and gardening in his spare time.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife Virginia, who passed away on March 16, 1991.
Survivors include one daughter, Carma Dimke of Grundy Center; one son, Doug Petersen of Naperville, IL; three granddaughters, Robin Venenga of Grundy Center, Lori Petersen of Naperville, IL, and Tracy Kriegler, and one grandson, Rick Venenga, of Waterloo.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 9 May 1991, pg 3
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