Obit: Peterson, Bertha (1853 - 1920)



----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN & PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 02/26/1920

Peterson, Bertha (1853 - 21 FEB 1920)

Mrs. E. L. Peterson died at her home in the town of Grant, Clark County, Wis., five miles southeast of Neillsville, Feb. 21, 1920.

Deceased was born in Norway in 1853, her maiden name being Bertha Englebretson. She was married to E. L. Peterson in 1877 and came to this country to live. They settled in Richland Co., where they lived 25 years. The lived two years in Virginia and came her last November. She had been in failing health for several months. She is survived by her husband and two sons, Ernie in Arkansas and Albert who lives at home.

The funeral was held Monday afternoon at the M. E. church.

The deepest sympathy is felt in the community for the husband and son, who are as yet comparative strangers in the community.



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