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Obituary for Johanna Peterson
Johanna (Eidenberger) Peterson died Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at the age of 81 at Frederic Nursing and Rehabilitation Community. She had been a resident for the past 9 months.
Johanna was born November 18, 1929 in Post-Ansfelden, Austria. She was the daughter of Rudolf and Zazilia (Hammerscmid) Eidenberger. Johanna spent her childhood and young adulthood in Austria. She met a young Air Force man, Donald Peterson. They were married December 22, 1952 in Switzerland. Donald and Johanna resided in the Twin Cities area for a number of years. They moved to the Frederic area in 2005.
Johanna was employed at Savage Arms in Springfield, Massachusetts for a few months after arriving in the United States. Later she was employed in the Twin Cities at First National Bank. Johanna enjoyed her flower gardens. She also enjoyed crocheting, knitting and collecting crystal.
Johanna was preceded in death by her daughter, Susan; her parents; and sister, Theresia.
She is survived by her husband, Donald; her son, Scott (Lori); two grandsons, Travis (Alissa) and Kyle; sister, Martha; brother, Franz; other relatives and friends.
Memorial services will be held at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Frederic on Wednesday, February 23 – visitation will begin at 1:00PM followed by the service at 2:00PM. Pastor Freddie Kirk will be officiating. Music will be provided by organist, Betty Amundson and vocalist, John Glockzin.
Interment will take place at the West Sweden Cemetery at a later date.
Online condolences may be left on the following websites or for additional information, call Bruce Rowe at 715-327-4475.
Rowe Funeral Home of Frederic (www.rowefh.com) and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center in Milltown (www.wicremationcenter.com) have been entrusted with arrangements.