Mrs. William Petersen, nee Bertha Zarmsdorf, died at her home in the town of New Holstein on Sunday. Miss Zarmsdorf was born in the town of Schleswig, Oct, 21, 1878, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig Zarmsdorf. March 12, 1902 she was married to William Petersen of New Holstein and the couple operated the Petersen boarding house in New Holstein until two years ago. Survivors are her husband: a brother, William of New Holstein: five sisters, Mrs. Minnie Huenerbine of Milwaukee, Mrs. Emma Rusch of the town of Schleswig, Mrs. Helen Oesau of Chilton, Mrs Mary Hauschild of New Holstein, and Mrs. Annie Christel of Valders. A son Reuben, died April 15, 1948. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Erbe-Hoffmann Funeral Home with the Rev. J. R. Seidler of the St. John Evangelical and Reformed church of New Holstein officiating. Burial was made in the New Holstein city cemetery.