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PETERSEN, Mary Gwendolyn 'Gwen'


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 6/6/2007 at 20:18:27

"The Fairfield Ledger", Friday, January 12, 2007, Page 10

PETERSEN, Mary Gwendolyn 'Gwen' -- Mary Gwendolyn "Gwen" PETERSEN, 86, of Fairfield, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at home.

A funeral is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Fairfield, with the Rev. Stephen C. Page officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Fairfield.

A rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. Sunday at Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield, with a wake service at 4:30 p.m. and family visitation from 5-6 p.m.

A memorial has been established to St. Mary Catholic Church or may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be sent at www.raymondfuneralhomes.com .

Mrs. PETERSEN was born May 2, 1920, in rural Jefferson County, the daughter of Harold "Red Eye" and Anna NOTT HARTMAN. She married Wilsie C. COOK April 24, 1937, and they later divorced. She married Walter D. PETERSEN in October 1952.

Mrs. PETERSEN lived most of her life in Fairfield. She worked at the Universal Producing and Fairfield Glove factories for many years. The last 14 years of her working career were in shipping and receiving at Fairfield High School.

Mrs. PETERSEN was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, St. Mary Catholic Church and Altar & Rosary Society.

She was a seamstress and enjoyed making quilts, having designed a special quilt for breast cancer awareness.

Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Elena COOK; one grandchild; three great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Carol HARTMAN, with whom she resided for the last several years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; two sons, Ralph Donald and David Lee COOK; one brother, Richard "Paul" HARTMAN, and three sisters, Kathryn Louise in infancy, Frances "Eloise" CEBUHAR and Ruth "Jean" COX.

*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

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