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Elsie C. Petersen Fowler
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1909
Oxford Junction
Jones County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1995
Jackson County
Iowa, USA

Elsie C. (Petersen) Fowler, daughter of, Martin and Augusta (Ahrendsen) Fowler.

Elsie C. Petersen married Harry Fowler in Wyoming, Iowa.

Elsie C. Petersen and Harry Fowler children are:

Robert Fowler
Ronald Fowler
Alberta Fowler


Elsie C. Fowler, age 86, of Oxford Junction, Iowa, died Thursday, December 28, 1995 at the Maquoketa Care Center at Maquoketa Iowa, after a short illness.

She was born on April 1, 1909 near Oxford Junction, Iowa, the daughter of Martin and Augusta Ahrendsen Petersen.

After attending country school near Oxford Junction, Elsie completed her education in Oxford Junction.

As a young woman, Elsie worked at the Carlton Hotel and at the Stratilek General Store in Oxford Junction. On January 1, 1930 she married Harry "Pat" Fowler at Wyoming, Iowa.

The couple began their married lives farming south of Oxford Junction and farmed in the Oxford Junction area until moving into town in 1958.Elsie and "Pat" managed the Oxford Junction American Legion Club for 4 years. "Pat" died in 1991. Elsie lived in her home until entering the care center on December 20, 1995.

She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church at Oxford Junction, and a lifelong member of the ZCBJ Lodge of Oxford Junction. Elsie's hobbies included gardening, growing flowers and a very large collection of tea pots.
She is survived by two sons, Robert of Oxford Junction and Ronald of Maquoketa, one daughter, Alberta (Mrs. Richard) Wink of Oxford Junction; twelve grandchildren, twenty four great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and one sister.

Funeral services were held 1:30 Sunday afternoon, December 31, 1995 at the Hayden Funeral Home in Oxford Junction. Rev. Donnita Moeller officiated at the

Casket bearers were Steve Wink, Lonnie Wink, Terry Wink, Rick Fowler, Pat Fowler and Jim Fowler. Honorary casket bearers were Danny Fowler, Phillip Fowler, Lynn Lasack and Jim Lasack.

Obituary Contributed by:
Sharon Lindbloom

Family links: 
  Martin A. Petersen (1878 - 1971)
  Augusta Ahrendsen Petersen (1879 - 1966)
  Harry Fowler (1903 - 1991)
  Marvin H. Petersen (1903 - 1985)*
  Hans H. Petersen (1907 - 1983)*
  Elsie C. Petersen Fowler (1909 - 1995)
  Hilda Petersen Slouha (1931 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
Mayflower Cemetery
Oxford Junction
Jones County
Iowa, USA
Plot: 66
Created by: Yvette Aune
Record added: Aug 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40414771
Elsie C. <i>Petersen</i> Fowler
Added by: Marsha Wright
Elsie C. <i>Petersen</i> Fowler
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- Yvette E. (Byrum) Aune
 Added: Aug. 15, 2009

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