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Christine Emelia Petersen Miller
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1918
Cass County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 2008
Lewis
Cass County
Iowa, USA

CHRISTINE EMELIA PETERSEN was born on 4 Feb 1918 in WASHINGTON TWP., CASS CO., IOWA. She died on 10 Oct 2008 at the age of 90 in ATLANTIC, CASS CO., IOWA. She was buried in ATLANTIC CATHOLIC CEM., ATLANTIC, CASS CO., IOWA.

Christine made a life career in elementary teaching along with that of a homemaker. That first rural school with its gas lights, water pail, and outdoor "privy", (no winter time loitering there!) differed greatly to that of our modern schools of today. Christine received her B.S. degree in education from Drake University in Des Moines.

The Millers have one daughter, Marilyn Kay. Marilyn was active in 4-H work. She received her degree in journalism from Iowa State University at Ames, and is employed in this work having written for various publications.
Marilyn married Robert Brake of Jamestown, North Dakota. He is a college professor, received his Ph.D. at Michigan State University.
They have one son, David Miller Brake, who was born in Cleveland, Ohio. David has spent many summers on the farm with his grandparents. Marilyn is now married to Jim Kenney of Des Moines. Jim is a computer programmer for his company, Insights Incorporated. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Clarence Raymond Miller (1913 - 1985)
 
Burial:
Atlantic Catholic Cemetery
Atlantic
Cass County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section 4 Lot 286 Grave 4
 
Created by: Don McCarty
Record added: Aug 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94784402
Christine Emelia <i>Petersen</i> Miller
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Christine Emelia <i>Petersen</i> Miller
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