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 Alvin D Petersen

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Alvin D Petersen

  • Birth 30 Jun 1914
  • Death 5 Nov 1968
  • Burial Ruskin, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot Plot N4 Grave 2
  • Memorial ID 29628103

married Leona Larsen on Aug 21, 1938

Alvin D. Petersen was born June 30, 1914, at Ruskin, Neb. He was one of a family of 10 children of Peter and Anna Petersen.
Mr. Petersen entered Bryan Memorial Hospital at Lincoln for open heart surgery on Oct. 30, and died Nov. 5, 1968, at the age of 54 years, 4 months and 5 days.
He was graduated from Ruskin High School in 1932. While attending high school, he was employed at a Ruskin service station and continued at this job until 1935 when he began his own oil business, in which he was actively engaged for the rest of his life.
In 1938 he was united in marriage to Leona Larsen at Ruskin. To this union two children were born, Berwyn and Jeanelle.
He was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church at Ruskin, served on the church council, was a Sunday School teacher and active in the work of the congregation throughout his adult life.
He was a charter member of the Ruskin Lions Club and was active in all Ruskin community affairs.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers.
Surviving are his wife, Leona; son, Berwyn, of Ruskin, daughter, Mrs. Gary Brinegar (Jeanelle) of Carleton; five grandchildren, Dee Ann, Ken and LaRee Petersen and Lynne and Kristine Brinegar; three sisters, Elsie Petersen and Mary Nelson of Superior and Mabel Andreasen of Webber, Kan.; one brother, Walter of Denver.
The funeral service was held at the Bethany Lutheran Church at Ruskin Friday, Nov. 8, with Rev. Edward Hiller officiating, and interment was in Spring Creek Cemetery.

The Superior Express, Thursday, date unknown

(Submitted by Peggy Duey, Nelson, Nebraska)


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  • Maintained by: Jean Jorgensen
  • Originally Created by: Marilyn Sanner Keim
  • Added: 6 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29628103
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alvin D Petersen (30 Jun 1914–5 Nov 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29628103, citing Spring Creek Cemetery, Ruskin, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Jean Jorgensen (contributor 47179150) .