Obit: Petersen, Anna K. (1888 - 1946)

Contact:  Janet Rogalski

----Source: The Stark Family Scrapbook.


Mrs. Anna K. Petersen, wife of Niels Petersen, Curtiss, was born Feb. 8, 1888, at Hutchinson, Minn. At the age of six her parents moved to Withee, here she grew up to womanhood.

On Dec. 21, 1912, she was united in marriage to Niels P. Petersen, and to this union two children were born, a little girl, who died in infancy, and a son, Floyd, who survives her. They established their own home at Owen and have since resided there, until April 18, 1946, when they sold this home, and purchased a farm in the town of Green Grove, where they resided at the time of her death.

She was a devoted wife and mother, and loved the duties of her home. She is gratly missed by her many friends and loved ones.

Mrs. Petersen had been in failing health for some time, and on June 2, she enter Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, where she submitted to a goiter operation on Tuesday, and from all indications was recuperating as well as could be expected, when suddenly on Wednesday morning, she took a turn for the worse, and passed away suddenly.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon at two o'clock from the home south of Curtiss and at three o'clock from the Danish Lutheran church at Withee, with the Rev. L. C. Bundgaard officiating.

Pallbearers were Chris Mikkelson, John Potecnik, Jens Andersen, Sam Andersen, Andrew Krarup, and Peter Krarup.

Flower bearers were Mrs. Margaret Potocnik, Mrs. Elmer Riber, Miss Dorothy Nielsen, Miss Helga Andersen, Imiss Alpha Holm, Miss Alma Krarup, Patty Ann Bladl and Darleen Thorson.

Out of town people who attended the funeral wre Mr. and Mrs. Peter Petersen, Sioux Falls, S. D., aunt and uncle of Mr. Petersen, Mr. and Mrs. Hans Hansen, Sioux City, Iowa, cousins of Mr. Petersen, Miss Marion Petersen of Chicago, Ill., a niece of Mrs. Petersen, Miss Helg Andersen of Mauston, and Miss Elsa Nissen of Ironwood, Mich.

Those left to mourn her loss are her husband and son Floyd, mother, Mrs. P. K. Petersen and brother, Ben, sisters, Sina and Clara, one sister-in-law, two nephew and two nieces.

So, shall the morning's happier light, in glory be restored.

And eyelids that are sealed in death, shall open to close no more.



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