|Birth: ||Feb. 26, 1922|
|Death: ||Jan. 11, 2006|
Illa R. Peterson, age 82, formerly of Storm Lake, died on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 in Manly, Iowa after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease.
A graveside service is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 16, 2006 at Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. There will be no visitation.
She was born on Feb. 26th 1922 in Cherokee to Clyde and Maude Patrick. She was an only child.
After living in Cherokee, the family moved to Cedar Rapids where they lived for many years. Illa graduated from high school and attended DIB in Des Moines. After graduation, she worked at Collins Radio. She made many life long friends there.
On Oct. 10th, 1946, she was united in marriage with Russell Peterson, Jr., in Cedar Rapids. They were married for 52 years. They had two children, Bill of Las Vegas, NV and Marie (Mark) Clark of Mason City, IA, two grandsons, Adam Peterson and Kyle Peterson and one great grand daughter.
She enjoyed traveling, spending time with family and friends, and researching her ancestry. In the late 1960s, she was a columnist for the Pilot Tribune.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell and her parents. She will
Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery
Buena Vista County
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Record added: Apr 07, 2011
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