Henry E. Petersen -- Millville

December 17, 2018

Henry E. Petersen was born on Jan. 2, 1940, in Garnavillo, Iowa, to William “Bill” and Anna Margareta “Greta” (Wieben) Eggers. Henry was preceded in death by his parents; adoptive father, Nick Petersen; stepmother, Frieda Petersen; and his sister-in-law, Arlys Petersen.

Mr. Petersen is survived his wife of 36 years, Loris Petersen; four children, Curtis Petersen, Bradley (Lynn) Berning, Barbara (Bruce) Berg, and Cyle (Lee) Petersen; 12 grandchildren; his brother, Gunther Petersen; sister, Helen (Leonard) VanHouten; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A Celebration of Life service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Zion Lutheran Church in Stewartville. Following the celebration everyone is invited to Henry’s “Party” at the Stewartville American Legion. Henry wanted everyone to celebrate the life he lived and enjoy the company of each other and have a beer in his honor.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the National Kidney Foundation, www.kidney.org.

Funeral services are under the direction of Legacy Chapels in Edinburg, Texas.

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