RICHARD C. PETERSEN, 81, of Elk Horn, formerly of Avoca (Svcs. 4-13-12)


April 9th, 2012 by Jim Field

RICHARD C. PETERSEN, 81, of Elk Horn (formerly of Avoca) died Sunday, April 8th at the Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan.  Funeral services for Richard C. Petersen will be held 10:30-a.m. Fri., April 13th, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Avoca. Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Avoca is in charge of the arrangements.

Visitation at the funeral home is from Noon-9pm Thu., April 12th, with the family present from 6-8pm.

Burial is in the Graceland Cemetery at Avoca.

Richard C. Petersen is survived by:

Wife: Rose Petersen, of Avoca

His sons – Terry (Melody) Beck, of Meadow Grove, NE; Allan (Pam) Petersen, of Avoca; & Mike (Molly) Petersen, of Avoca.

His daughters – Kathy Wilber, of Avoca; Christy (Paul) Benavidez, of Henderson, NV & Debra Kay (Dennnis Flege), of Madison, NE.

His brother – Jack Petersen, of Avoca.

18 grandchildren & 30 great-grandchildren, his sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends.