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Pearl E. Petersen

Nov 15, 2012

The Rev. Pearl E. Petersen, 103, formerly of Keosauqua, died at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Parkview Care Center in Fairfield.

A graveside service and burial is at 1 p.m. Monday in Highland Cemetery, Ottawa, Kan., with Mark Petersen officiating.

Visitation is 2-5 p.m. Friday at Pedrick Funeral Home in Keosauqua.

Memorials to Jews for Jesus may be left at the funeral home.

Mrs. Petersen was born March 6, 1909, near Glenwood, the daughter of John and Edna Carmen Severn. She married Louis W. Petersen, April 4, 1948 in the Presbyterian Church in Sigourney. He died March 4, 1988.

Survivors include one son, Louis Petersen, Jr., of Keosauqua; one stepson, Donald Petersen of Prescott, Ariz.; one stepdaughter, Phyllis Worth of Ottawa; two granddaughters; 11 step-grandchildren; several great grandchildren; one brother, Herbert Severn of Gamaliel, Ark.; and two sisters, Ilamarie Lee of Newton, Kan., and Goldie Boese of Oskaloosa.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.

 

 

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