|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1919|
|Death: ||Jul. 19, 1988|
Alvin Holgar Petersen, the youngest son of Thomas
Christian and Dagmar Anderson Petersen, was born Oct.
2. 1919, on a farm near Hardy.
He died Tuesday, July 19, in the Republic County Hospital,
Belleville, at the age of 68 years, 9 months and 17 days.
He grew up in the Hardy community where he received
his education while attending the Miller School and then
graduated from Hardy High School with the class of 1937.
May 25,1943, he was united in marriage with Virginia E.
McGowan at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Hardy. This
union was blessed with two children, Carol and Rodney.
They lived and farmed in the Hardy area until they moved to the Republic community in 1946. He was engaged in farm-
ing until 1959, when he began working for Republic Grain
Company and remained in the grain business until his
retirement in 1984.
Petersen was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Hardy, and was a lifelong member. He was
also a member of the Masonic Lodge, No.123, A.F., and A.M.,
Republic, and the Scottish Rite and Isis Shrine Temple, Salina.
Preceding him in death were his parents and one sister, Elna Mesloh.
Survivors are his wife, Virginia; daughter Mrs. James
Levendofsky(Carol), Belleville; son, Rod Petersen, Shawnee, Kan.; four grandchildren, Christie and Dane
Petersen and Scott and Kay Levendofsky: sister, Mrs. Dean
McGowan (Viola) , Superior; brother, Harvey Petersen,
Superior; and many other relatives.
The funeral was Thursday, July 21, from the St. Paul
Lutheran Church, Hardy, with the Rev. Gary Veit officiating.
Interment with Masonic graveside rites was in Lake
Cemetery, Republic. The Williams Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements.
Superior Express July 28, 1988.
Thomas Christian Petersen (1883 - 1968)
Dagmar Sophia Andersen Petersen (1886 - 1975)
Elna M Petersen Mesloh (1914 - 1978)*
Harvey A Petersen (1916 - 2007)*
Alvin Holgar Petersen (1919 - 1988)
Created by: Marilyn Sanner Keim
Record added: Jan 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64993018
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