Obituary

Edna Patricia Petersen
August 2, 1919 - September 5, 2020

Edna Patricia Petersen

Edna Patricia Petersen
Aug 2, 1919 - Sep 5, 2020

Edna Patricia Petersen
Iframe toggler
Send Sympathy Gifts
Plan Ahead
Free Newsletter
Free Grief Support

Private family services will be held with burial in St. Peter's Cemetery, rural Coulter. The Sietsema Vogel Funeral Home of Hampton is assisting Edna's family.

Edna's family is inviting friends to join her service virtually via "Zoom" at 3:15 p.m., Wednesday, September 9, 2020.
To join the "meeting" enter the following:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3670133488?pwd=NTdyWWN1SlZWZkJ1YWVCa05MTHp4Zz09
Meeting ID: 367 013 3488
Passcode: 5PKx9Q

Edna Patricia Petersen, 101, of Latimer, Iowa, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020, at Franklin Country View Nursing Facility in Hampton. Edna was born on August 2, 1919, in Latimer, to Jell L. and Annie (Fekkers) Johnson.

Edna attended schools in Coulter, Latimer and Alexander. She graduated from Alexander Consolidated High School. Edna worked for Northwestern Bell. During the war years, she worked in California as a telephone operator. She came back to the Midwest and worked as a telephone operator for 28 years in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Edna was united in marriage to Kenneth "Pete" Petersen at the Little Brown Church in Nashua on June 24, 1952. They made their home in Bloomington, Minnesota, for many years. After retiring from Northwestern Bell in July of 1977, Kenneth and Edna moved to Latimer.

Edna was a former member of Nazareth Lutheran Church in Coulter, where she was active in ULCW and a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ in Latimer, where she enjoyed the friendly warm feeling of the congregation. She was also a member of the Over 60's Club in Latimer and the American Legion Auxiliary.

In Edna's spare time, she enjoyed playing cards and reading, especially historical and mystery books.

Edna had many highlights over 101 years. Most recently Edna was asked to be Grand Marshall of the 2019 Latimer Fun Days. When the parade was over Edna said "that was fun, let's go again!"

Edna is survived by sisters-in-law Betty Johnson and Marian Johnson, brother-in-law Halvor Egede, numerous nieces and nephews and all of their families. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, ten brothers and sisters and two nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in memory of Edna Petersen to MercyOne North Iowa Hospice, 232 2nd Street SE, Mason City, Iowa 50401.

Joanne Van Dyke on Sep 7, 2020

I was fortunate enough to enjoy several family events with Edna though my sister-in-law, Sharon Paulsen, and to have her join our family for Thanksgiving celebrations. She was a good friend to my mom, Leona Paulsen, and they enjoyed many good times together. She truly will be missed by many and I am thankful I was lucky to have known her. She was an incredible lady and may she rest in peace.

Genevieve Borcherding on Sep 6, 2020

Edna was a lovely lady....I played cards with her in Laatimer...with another group of ladies.l.101 years old is a long time....She will be missed by many....

Vicki Sondag on Sep 6, 2020

My aunt Edna was a wonderful lady. She never had an unkind word to say. I loved listening to her talk about her life while looking at her treasured pictures. What an exciting life she lived. Edna wanted so much to see a woman as President. I wish it could have happened for her. She was an incredible lady. Love you so much Edna. You will always remain in my heart.

Nancy Freie on Sep 6, 2020

I have many wonderful memories of my Aunt Edna. However, the last and most memorable one will be Edna telling me she loved me three days before she died.

Nancy Freie on Sep 6, 2020

I have so, so many wonderful memories of this special lady, but the last memory that I will never forgetis, edna telling me that she loved me 3 days before she died. I love you, too, Edna!❤

Videos

Photos

Add a photo

The services for Edna have not yet been added. Please sign up below to be notified when the services are ready.

Get Notified When a Service is Added

Healing Registry Unavailable at the Moment!

Loading...

Product Name

Description

$0

-
+

Your Shopping Cart is Empty

Jane Doe ×

What's your email address?

What Would You Like Written on the Card?

Choose a Delivery Date

* Note: Flower deliveries are limited to the highlighted delivery dates. Sunday deliveries are not available for flowers. We will try and accommodate early morning deliveries for the next business day but early morning delivery cannot be guaranteed if the order was placed late in the day.

Where Would You Like To Deliver To

 
 

No obituaries found

Product Details

Loading...

Product Name

Description

$0

Iframe toggler
Send Sympathy Gifts
Plan Ahead
Free Newsletter
Free Grief Support
Edna Patricia Petersen

Sign in to add your memory

Login with Facebook

We will never post without permission

Just for verification: we never spam!

Edna Patricia Petersen

Share Photo/Memorial Tributes

Edna Patricia Petersen

Add to Your Calendar

Edna Patricia Petersen

Obit Checkin

Edna Patricia Petersen

Obituary Notifications

Grief Support

Edna Patricia Petersen

Get Updates - tribute notifications

Edna Patricia Petersen

Get Updates - SMS notifications

Thank you for sharing your memory of Edna

Help show your support by providing a gift of flowers and spreading the word.

Gift of Flowers

Offer comfort and support to the family with beautiful flowers and spreads

Send Flowers Browse Flowers

Spread the Word

Help friends and acquaintances of Edna leave memories by sharing to Facebook

Share to Facebook Share on Facebook