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Birth: Dec. 25, 1880, Norway
Death: Jul. 6, 1965
Brown County
South Dakota, USA

Peter Peterson, 84, of 1215 3rd Ave. S.E., died Tuesday afternoon at the home of his daughter.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Peace Lutheran (Missouri Synod) Church at Hecla with the Rev. Ronald Seitz, Ellendale, N.D., officiating. Burial in the Veblen cemetery.

Mr. Peterson was born Dec. 25, 1880 at Sandefiord, Norway and came to the United States with his mother in 1885, settling at Warner. He married Etna Backous Murray on Oct. 23, 1925. They farmed near Hecla until his retirement in 1950.

Survivors include his widow; two sons, Orville Peterson, Bruce, S.D., and David Peterson, Powell, Wyo.; three daughters, Evelyn Peterson, Aberdeen; Mrs. Lucille Van Hunnick, Grand Forks, N.D., and Mrs. Agnes Hopman, Oregon City, Ore.; three step-sons, Lloyd Murray, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Orrin Murray, Sterlinton, La. and Alfred Murray, Greenville, S.C.; one sister, Mrs. Gene Seymour, Greggsville, Ill.; 29 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

One son preceded him in death.

The C.W. Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

- Aberdeen (SD) American News
Wednesday, July 7, 1965
Page 7 
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  Ettna B. Backous Peterson (1891 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Veblen Cemetery
Marshall County
South Dakota, USA
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Record added: Aug 09, 2013
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- David Didreckson
 Added: Aug. 9, 2013

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