P. PETERSEN, 80, Jump River, Died Wednesday
Peter PETERSEN, 80, Jump River, died Wednesday at 8:30 p. m. Mr. PETERSEN was born September 2, 1856, in Denmark. He had been farming in the vicinity of Jump River since 1920. Funeral arrangements had not been completed this morning. An obituary will be published in the Star News next week.
Taylor County Star News, Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin, Thursday, July 1, 1937.
P. PETERSEN, Jump River, Services Held July 3
Funeral services for Peter PETERSEN, 80, Jump River, who died at his home June 30, after an illness of three years’ duration, were held July 3 at 1:30 p. m. at the home and at 2 p. m. at the ladies’ aid hall at Jump River. The Rev. Mr. SCHMIDT of Wausau officiated.
Interment was at the Mount Nebo cemetery. Pallbearers were Z. A. BOURNE, E. E. HOUTS, August SCHMIDT, Ed. RHAMEY, Wm. WICKLUND and Z. A. BEADLES.
Mr. PETERSEN was born in Denmark Sept. 2, 1856. He came to the United States when a young man and settled in Chicago. He married Miss Elizabeth LARSEN Sept. 15, 1883, and the couple came to Taylor county where they engaged in farming.
The PETERSENS observed their golden wedding anniversary in 1933.
Mr. PETERSEN leaves his wife and nine children; Louis of Big Timber, Montana; Peter of McCook, Nebraska; Edward of Minneapolis, Minn.; John and Andrew of North Platte, Nebraska; Mrs. Mary PETERS of Grand Island, Nebraska; Otto of Pensacola, Florida; and Emanuel and Mrs. Inga RUSSELL of Jump River. The eldest daughter, Minnie, died many years ago.
Out of town relatives and friends present at the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. John PETERSEN, daughter Frances and Andrew PETERSEN of North Platte, Nebraska; Mr. and Mrs. E. J. PETERS and daughter Maxine of Grand Island, Nebraska; Edward PETERSEN and Arnold ROBERTSON of Minneapolis, Minn.; and several friends from Wausau and Withee.
Taylor County Star News, Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin, Thursday, July 8, 1937.
Transcriber’s note: I am not related to this family. Information posted as a favor to fellow genealogists.