Augusta Margretta Christina “Maggie” <I>Ebsen</I> Peterson

Augusta Margretta Christina “Maggie” Ebsen Peterson

Birth
Hjørring Kommune, Nordjylland, Denmark
Death 27 May 1976 (aged 95)
Clear Lake, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 24127251 · View Source
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Mrs. Elivinus Peterson
Mrs. Augusta Margretta Christina Peterson (Maggie) passed away on May 27, 1976 at the Deuel County Memorial Hospital at the age of 95 years, one month and 15 days. She was born April 12, 1881 in Denmark, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Ebsen. She came to America with her parents as a child, settling in northeastern Deuel County. She grew to womanhood and taught school for a few years before she married Elvinus Peterson on March 13. 1901. They lived their entire life in the Moritz area until they retired in 1956 and moved to Clear Lake. After her husband's death in 1969, she lived for a time in California and for the past three and one-half years she has made her home at the Good Samaritan Center in Clear Lake, SD. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and has been a faithful member of St Paul's Lutheran Church at Clear Lake.
She is survived by one son, Melvin of Altamont; one foster daughter, Mrs. Dennis (Frances) Boyle of Creston, B.C., Canada; 11 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Two sisters and one brother also survive. She was preceded in death by her husband, two sons, Elmer and Alfred, one grandson, Dennis, four brothers, one sister and her parents.
Funeral services were held on June 1, 1976 at 1:30 PM at the St. Paul' Lutheran church at Clear Lake with Rev. Dwane Shay officiating.
Submitted by Ray Wiese


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  • Created by: Roger Baer
  • Added: 23 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24127251
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Augusta Margretta Christina “Maggie” Ebsen Peterson (12 Apr 1881–27 May 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24127251, citing Grandview Cemetery, Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Roger Baer (contributor 46848553) .