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Ira Brown Peterson
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1885
Henderson County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 4, 1968
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA

Ira B. Peterson, 82, of Stronghurst died Friday at 6:30 a.m. at Burlington hospital. He was born Aug. 17, 1886 in Henderson County and lived in the Stronghurst vicinity his entire life. He was a farmer and a member of the Stronghurst Methodist Church. Mr. Peterson was first married to Ida Morse and she died in 1961. He then married Lola Fussell in 1962.

She survives with two sons, Blake of Stronghurst and Wendell of Peoria; a daughter, Mrs. Lillian Curtiss of Stronghurst; two step-sons, James Fussell of Peoria and Curtis Fussell of Milan; five sisters, Mrs. Eva McCartney, Mrs. Marie Kessler and Mrs Lois Wolford, all of Burlington, Mrs. Thelma Carlson of Monmouth and Mrs. Flora Olson of Oquawka; eight grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday in the Fisher Funeral Home at Stronghurst with Rev. Donald Lemkau of the United Methodist Church in charge. Mrs. Howard Grigsby was organist. Burial was in the Olena Cemetery with these pallbearers: Loren Siverly, Richard Jarvis, Russell Grafton, John Dillon, Clarence Talbot, and Vern Wood.

A son of John & Minnie Putney Peterson, he married Ida Adeline Morris on Jan. 31, 1912 in Henderson County, IL. 
Family links: 
  John M. Peterson (1848 - 1936)
  Minnie Alace Putney Peterson (1866 - 1942)
  Lola Fynette Stansbury Fussell (1893 - 1971)
  Ida Adeline Morris Peterson (1892 - 1961)*
  John M Peterson (1883 - 1943)*
  Ira Brown Peterson (1885 - 1968)
  Flora Pearl Peterson Olson (1889 - 1975)*
  Thelma Dongola Peterson Carlson (1901 - 1995)*
*Calculated relationship
Olena Cemetery
Henderson County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Shawdau
Record added: Dec 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82407063
Ira Brown Peterson
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