PETERSEN, Margaret 1906-1968
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 11/3/2016 at 10:31:06
Mrs. Leon Petersen Buried Here Wednes.
Mrs. Leon Petersen, who would have been 62 years old age the 18th of this month, died suddenly last Thursday, January 25, while at work in St. Joseph, Mich. She had been employed in an office for an electrical construction company since the death of her husband in September 1961.
Following a service at St. Joseph, the body was sent here where a graveside service was held this Wednesday morning at the Grundy Center cemetery. Her husband is also buried here. Monsignor John Smith officiated.
Mrs. Petersen is survived by four children, three daughters and one son, and 8 grandchildren. The two eldest daughters and their husbands, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Phie of Oak Park, Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. Frampton Rolland of Overland Park, Kans., came Tuesday for the service. They stayed with their aunt, Miss Beatrice Petersen. Also here for the service Wednesday were Mr. and Mrs. Ben Janssen of Bellevue. Mrs. Janssen is a sister-in-law of the deceased.
Mrs. Petersen's son Dan lives in Olympia, Wash., and the youngest daughter Madelon is at home. She is also survived by one sister and one brother.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 1 February 1968, pg 6
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