OLIN - Funeral services for Johannes M. Petersen, 88,
were held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at St. John American
Lutheran Church. The Rev. Harold F. Tegtmeier
officiated. Interment was in Antioch cemetery. Mr.
Petersen died Nov. 12 at Anamosa Community hospital
following a brief illness. He was
Sept. 16,1881, the son of Peter Samuel and Magdalene
Petersen in Bordelum, Schleswig Holstein, Germany. He
married Pauline Conrad May 12, 1907, in Bredstedt,
Germany. He served in WWI from 1914 until 1918.
The Petersen's moved to a small acreage at
Newport Mills, northwest of Olin.
preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, six
sisters and one granddaughter. Survivors include his
wife; six children, Mrs. Emil (Ann) Paulsen of Scotch
Grove, Peter of Hale, Mrs. Paul (Christine) Ketchum of
Charles (Toni) Hahn of Cedar Rapids, Mrs. Leonard
(Magda) Hartwig of Hale and Mrs. Otto (Johanna) Koranda
of Oxford Junction; 18 grandchildren and 36
bearers were Ronald Paulsen, Bruce Conwell, Steve
Story, Lynn Babcoc
k, Loren Hartwig and Noel Koranda.