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 Isabelle J. “Isy” <I>Boston</I> Petersen

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Isabelle J. “Isy” Boston Petersen

  • Birth 8 Jun 1928 Harlan County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 3 Nov 2007 Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Alma, Harlan County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot Section AC, Block 32, Lot 3, Grave 3
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  • Memorial ID 53414416

Daughter of Thomas and Ethel (Hicks) Boston.
Moved to Alma, attended school, graduated from Alma High School in 1945.
Married: Aug. 28, 1948, to Lyle Petersen in Hastings. He died in 1963.
Worked at the Ben Franklin store in Alma for four years; moved to Kearney in 1955; was a housewife until 1964, worked for W.T. Grant for nine years, then for Alco Discount Store for 20 years in sales and also was a supervisor; retired from Alco in July 1993.
Activities: member of First United Methodist Church in Kearney, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Eagles Auxiliary and AARP; helped start the Parents Without Partners group in Kearney; was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother; bowled for many years, loved dancing and traveling.
Survivors include her sons, Arthur of Axtell and Arlen and Alan, both of Kearney; brothers, Dell Boston of Meridian, Idaho, Bill Boston, Reid Boston and Ronald Boston, all of Alma, and Thomas Boston of Loveland, Colo.; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren; also daughters-in-law, Edna Petersen of Axtell and Kelli Petersen and Cindy Simmons, both of Kearney.
She was preceded in death by her husband; an infant son, two brothers and one sister.
(Thanks to contributor #47302430)

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  • Created by: Don
  • Added: 8 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53414416
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Isabelle J. “Isy” Boston Petersen (8 Jun 1928–3 Nov 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53414416, citing Alma Cemetery, Alma, Harlan County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Don (contributor 46558676) .