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Lieut Robert Waldo Petersen
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Birth: May 19, 1891
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 1984
Cass County
Iowa, USA


Robert Waldo Petersen, 92 of Atlantic, Ia. passed away March 15, 1984, at the Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic following a brief illness. Funeral services were March 19, 1984, at the Hancock Methodist Church at Hancock, Iowa Rev. Floyd Cripps officiating. Burial was in the Oakhill Cemetery at Hancock.

Robert, the son of Albert and Anne Martin Petersen, was born May 19, 1891 at Hancock. He was a graduate of the Hancock High School and a graduate of Iowa State University at Ames.

He farmed in the Hancock Community all his life. He was a member of the Oakland Masonic Lodge for 72 years and a 65 year member of the Hancock American Legion.

He was a veteran of World War I. He enlisted as a private and returned as a first Lt.

On May 26, 1923 he was united in marriage to Minnie Potthast at Omaha, Nebr. He lived in the Oakland-Hancock area for 90 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister. Survivors include his wife, Minnie of Atlantic, Ia.; one son, Paul Petersen of San Rafael, Calif.; two daughters, Delores Ruby of Des Moines, Ia and Shirley Oakley of Salem, Ore.; five grandchildren, and one sister, Lucy Reineke of Oakland, Ia. 
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  Annie Elizabeth Martin Petersen (1865 - 1951)
  Albert Petersen (1858 - 1920)
  Wilhelmine Therese Potthast Petersen (1897 - 1986)
Oak Hill Cemetery
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: Mar 26, 2013
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Lieut Robert Waldo Petersen
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