|Birth: ||Jul. 22, 1844, Denmark|
|Death: ||Jul. 14, 1928|
Mrs. Marie Petersen Answers Last Call –
Mrs. Marie Petersen died at her home in Wolbach last Saturday morning at about five o'clock. She passed away suddenly without warning while sitting in a chair after arising in the morning and preparing for breakfast. Her son, John Petersen, who lived with her, was preparing coffee for breakfast and left the house to get some fuel. Upon returning a few minutes later he found his mother dead in a chair. She had seemed as well as usual until the moment of her death.
The funeral was held Monday afternoon at Trinity Lutheran church, conducted by Rev. R. A. White, and burial was made in hillside cemetery.
All of Mrs. Petersen's children were here to attend the funeral.
Mrs. Marie Petersen was born in Venstov Sjilland, Denmark, July 22, 1844. She died at her home in Wolbach, July 14, 1928. Her entire age was 83 years, 11 months and 21 days.
She was baptized in infancy in the Lutheran faith and remained in that faith until the end.
She was united in marriage to Nels P. Petersen, May 28, 1870. Mr. Petersen died 9 years ago.
The Petersen family came to America in 1892. They lived near Bennet, Nebr. in Lancaster Co., for a number of years then they moved to Wolbach where Mrs. Petersen has lived ever since.
She leaves to mourn her departure 6 children, 3 sons and 3 daughters; namely Andrew and John of Wolbach, Lars, Cook, Nebr.; Mrs. P. O. Petersen, Lincoln; Mrs. Otto Nelsen, Bennett, Nebr.; Mrs. Hans Fredricksen, Giltner, Nebr. She also leaves 21 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren and a host of friends.
"Precious mother you have left us, Left us yes, forever more. But we hope to meet our loved one, On that bright and happy shore. Lonely the house and sad the home, Since our dead one went away, But Oh, a brighter home than ours, In heaven, is hers today."
Wolbach Messenger, Wolbach, Nebraska, Thursday, July 19, 1928
Niels P Petersen (1842 - 1919)*
Andrew Peter Petersen (1869 - 1958)*
John P Petersen (1871 - 1936)*
Anna K. Petersen Petersen (1874 - 1963)*
Lars Peterson (1887 - 1963)*
Plot: Block 7, Lot 64
Created by: Linda Berney
Record added: Nov 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61079073