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Ernest Peterson
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Birth: May 28, 1912
Downsville
Dunn County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Mar. 28, 1941
Oakdale
Johnson County
Iowa, USA

Ernest Peterson, 29, who had resided with his aunt, Mrs. Charles (Matilda) Fagerlind, 509 California Street died at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the sanitarium in Oakdale, Iowa of a complication of aliments. He had been a patient there for the past two years.
He was born at Downsville, Wisconsin in 1912. After attending school there he came to Waterloo and had been employed at the Rath Packing Plant for 12 years.
Mr. Peterson was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church at Downsville.
Surviving are his father, Richard Peterson and a sister Mrs. Miles L. Smith, both of Downsville; two brothers, George Peterson 507 California Street and Albert Peterson Camp Livingston, Louisiana, a member of the regular army and two half-brothers, Olaf Backen 923 Oneida Street and Arthur Backen Downsville. His mother died eight years ago.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the O'Keefe & Towne Chapel by Rev. R. B. Sires, pastor of Linden Methodist Church. Burial will be at Downsville.
Obituary from the Waterloo Daily Courier dated Friday March 28, 1941 page 2.
Information below is from Carol Strayer's research:
Ernest is the 1st Cousin 1 time removed of Robert Fagerlind. Robert married Carol Strayer's 3rd Cousin, Elmonda Johnson. 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Peterson (1864 - 1945)
  Anna Brostrom Peterson (1872 - 1935)
 
 Siblings:
  Arthur L Backen (1893 - 1949)**
  John Melvin Backen (1894 - 1931)**
  Effie Backen Smith (1896 - 1944)**
  Alvin Backen (1899 - 1899)**
  Olaf G Backen (1902 - 1978)**
  Ernest Peterson (1912 - 1941)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Riverview Cemetery
Downsville
Dunn County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section 35
 
Created by: Carol Strayer
Record added: Mar 10, 2009
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Ernest Peterson
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Rest in peace.
- Carol Strayer
 Added: Mar. 10, 2009
 
 
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