Obit: Peterson, Elizabeth (1871 - 1948)
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Surnames: PETERSON SPENCER KNUTSEN

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 11/24/1948

Peterson, Elizabeth (18 JAN 1871 - 21 NOV 1948)

Neillsville (Clark Co., Wis.) - Mrs. Elizabeth Peterson, Greenwood, died at her home at 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Burial services were held for her today at 2 p.m. in the Cole Funeral Home, Thomas Gatenbeing, La Crosse, Christian Science reader, officiated.

The body will be cremated in Minneapolis.

Elizabeth Spencer was born Jan. 18, 1871, at Hixton, Wis. She received her education there, and on May 17, 1893, she married Peter E. Peterson at La Crosse.

They had lived in Greenwood for the past 55 years and operated the telephone company which they organized in 1905.

She was a member of Christian Science Church, and belonged to the Greenwood Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Besides her husband who lives at Greenwood, she is survived by two children, Everett, Pontiac, Mich.; and Mrs. Ray (Cepha) Knutsen, Greenwood.

 

 


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