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Ole Peterson

Birth
Norway
Death 13 Nov 1967 (aged 87)
Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Plot 13-2
Memorial ID 100334052 · View Source
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Ole Peterson was born in Gulbrandsdlain, Norway on Feb. 20, 1880, the son of Peter and Marit Resseth. When he was one year old the Resseth family emigrated to the United States, coming to Wisconsin, and later moved to the Iron Range area of Minnesota. March 30, 1904 he was united in marriage to Anna Haabala. Mr. and Mrs. Peterson moved to Moe township, Douglas County in 1912. Mrs. Peterson preceded him in death Aug. 15, 1951. For several years Mr. Peterson made his home with his children and for past six years has been a resident of the Knute Nelson Memorial Home of Alexandria.

He died at Douglas County hospital in Alexandria Monday, Nov. 13, 1967 at the age of 87 years. He is survived by four children: Sigrid (Mrs. August Schumacher) of Miltona; Inez (Mrs. Clarence Woody) of Euricka, Calif.; Charles G. Peterson of Moe twp.; and John Peterson of Arcatia, Calif. Also surviving are ten grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. John V. Olson of Westby, Wis.; one brother, Peter Resseth of Viroqua, Wis. He was preceded in death by his wife and one son, Arthur.

Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 17, 1967 at 1:30 p.m. from St. Paul's Lutheran church, Moe twp., Rev. H. L. Sprengeler officiating. Interment was in St. Paul's Lutheran cemetery, Moe twp. Pallbearers were: Walter Haabala, Archie Haabala, Clifford Haabala, Harry Runa, John Oines and Alan Olson.
(Park Region Echo, Nov. 23, 1967)


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  • Maintained by: kj
  • Originally Created by: Lainey
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100334052
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ole Peterson (20 Feb 1880–13 Nov 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100334052, citing Saint Pauls Lutheran Church Cemetery, Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by kj (contributor 47962105) .