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Hilda I. Peterson

October 7, 1909 October 28, 2009
Hilda I. Peterson
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Hilda, age 100, resident of Frederic Nursing & Rehab in Frederic, WI passed away peacefully on October 28th, 2009. Hilda was born on October 7th, 1909 in Sugar Creek Township, Wisconsin to Peter and Ida Johnson. She graduated from Delavan High School and worked for a few years after high school at the Holstein Friesian office in Delavan, Wisconsin. On June 11, 1932 she was united in marriage to Olaf Peterson of Clam Falls, Wisconsin. They made their home on a farm in Lorain Township and were members of the Clam Falls Lutheran church for the rest of their lives. Two daughters were born to them, Joanne and Janice. In 1976 the couple retired to Frederic, Wisconsin where they were active in the Senior Citizen Center. Olaf passed away in January of 1980. Hilda continued to live in Frederic. She was preceded in death by her parents, Peter and Ida; her husband, Olaf; her sister, Mildred; and brothers, Allan, Laurel and Arnold. She is survived by her two daughters, Joanne (George) VanPelt and Janice (James) Nelson; 10 grandchildren, Karen (David) Koerner, Sharon (Jeff) Adkins, Wanda VanPelt, Allen (Diane) VanPelt, Roger (Lori) VanPelt, Maria (Jeff) Krahenbuhl, Lisa (Todd) Jensen, Russell (Deb) Nelson, Cheri (Greg) Lyga, Oscar (Roxy) Nelson; 22 great grandchildren; and 4 great, great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Clam Falls Lutheran Church in Clam Falls, Wisconsin, on Saturday, October 31st – visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. and continue until the service begins at 11:00 A.M. Rev. Gary Rokenbrodt will be officiating. Music will be provided by organist, Marla McFetridge and soloist, Karen Swanberg. Pallbearers will be Allen VanPelt, Roger VanPelt, Russell Nelson, Oscar Nelson, Matt Adkins, Jason VanPelt, Jake VanPelt, Travis VanPelt, Jordan Krahenbuhl and Josh Krahenbuhl. Interment will follow at the Clam Falls Cemetery. Rowe Funeral Home in Frederic, Wisconsin was entrusted with arrangements. For information call 715-327-4475.
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