CLARA L. PETERSON Clara L. Peterson, age 82, of Menomonie, WI died Saturday, March 08, 2003 at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie. The former Clara Lorain Link was born Nov. 18, 1920 in the Town of Spring Brook, Dunn Co., WI to William and Olga (Krueger) Link. She attended Sunny Knoll Country School through 8th grade then quit to help her family. Clara married Gordon Peterson on June 15, 1940 in Elk Mound. Together they farmed on the Peterson family farm in the Town of Dunn. Clara also worked at the Gamble's Hardware Store in Menomonie for many years. Clara and her husband loved to travel. They were members of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Menomonie, and Clara belonged to the quilting group. She liked the outdoors and especially enjoyed taking care of her big lawn and her flowers. Clara had a great sense of humor and was a wonderful mother and grandmother who will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Clara is survived by: Three children Roxann (LaVerne) Steinke of Clermont, FL J. Howard (Betsy) Peterson of Prescott Faye (Chuck) Apel of Menomonie Seven grandchildren Randy (Sally) Steinke of Colfax Ed (Nancy) Steinke of Sorrento Carla Peterson of Prescott Julie (Mark) Books of Ellsworth Cori Apel of Menomonie Aaron Apel of Menomonie Derek Apel of Madison Several great-grandchildren One sister, Louetta (Robert) Hintz of Menomonie Nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gordon; a daughter, Debbie; a granddaughter, Kelly Jo Apel; a daughter-in-law, Eunice Peterson; 1 sister, Norma Lien; and 5 brothers, Walter, Louis, Merril, William and Maurice Link. Funeral services will be at 1:30 PM Tuesday, March 11, 2003 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Menomonie, with Rev. Bob Friese officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in the Town of Dunn, Dunn County, WI. Family and friends are welcome at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie from 4:00 to 8:00 PM Monday and at the church one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.
CLARA L. PETERSON Clara L. Peterson, age 82, of Menomonie, WI died Saturday, March 08, 2003 at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie. The former Clara Lorain Link was born Nov. 18, 1920 in the Town of Spring Brook, Dunn Co., WI to... View Obituary & Service Information
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CLARA L. PETERSON
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