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Louise M. Peterson

Louise M. Peterson, 92, of 1003 N. Polk, died Monday (February 28, 2005) at the Good Shepherd Health Center. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 213 N. Pennsylvania Avenue with Rev. Kenneth Hatland officiating. Interment will be in Harrison Township Cemetery, Swea City, Iowa. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue and continue one hour before services Thursday at the church. Memorials may be given to the Louise M. Peterson Memorial Fund. Louise was born June 15, 1912 in Gackle, North Dakota the daughter of Ora and Carrie Belisa (Brunsvold) Simmons. She was confirmed November 11, 1928. Louise graduated from Swea City High School in 1931. She married Henry A. Peterson September 20, 1936 in Swea City. The Peterson?s moved to Mason City in 1938. Louise was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, church circle and an active volunteer at the Kinney Pioneer Musuem. Louise is survived by her husband, Henry A. Peterson of Mason City; children, LeRoy Peterson and wife Peggy of Mesa, AZ, Robert D. Peterson of Cedar Rapids, IA, Dorothy Woods and husband Steve of Mason City; granddaughter, Elizabeth Webb and husband Chris of Lombard, IL; step-grandchildren, Jeff and Jennifer; great granddaughter, Lillian Webb; step great grandchildren, Amanda and Emma; sister, Alpha Evans of Strawberry Point, IA; sister-in-law, Patricia Simmons of Waterloo, IA; many nieces and nephews. Louise was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Jacob Simmons; sister, Margie Groen; brother, Bernard Simmons and grandson, Bobby Woods.

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Major Erickson Funeral Home on March 2, 2005 (map/driving directions) 6:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Major Erickson Funeral Home on February 28, 2005 (map/driving directions)

11:00 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church on March 3, 2005 (map/driving directions)

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