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 John Theodore Petersen

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John Theodore Petersen

  • Birth 1 Apr 1906 Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 15 Jun 1924 Hebron, Thayer County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Ruskin, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot Lot 169, Space 5
  • Memorial ID 11793797

John Theodore Petersen, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Petersen of Nora, died Sunday night, June 15, at the Blue Valley hospital (sic) in Hebron, after an illness of four days. He was buried Wednesday afternoon. Funeral services were conducted at the home near Nora and later from Bethany Lutheran church (sic). A great throng of people attended the funeral, one of the largest seen in this part of the country for a long time. "Teddy" was born April 1, 1906, and died June 15, 1924, thus attaining the age of 18 years and 2 months. He leaves to mourn his early death his mother, father, four sisters and four brothers, besides many friends. He was well known in the Ruskin community, having lived three miles south all his life up to the last year which was spent near Nora.

The Nelson Gazette, Thursday, July 3, 1924


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  • Created by: Susan Petersen
  • Added: 21 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11793797
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Theodore Petersen (1 Apr 1906–15 Jun 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11793797, citing Spring Creek Cemetery, Ruskin, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Susan Petersen (contributor 46605423) .