HELEN RUTH PETERSEN, 98, of Council Bluffs (8-24-13)


August 21st, 2013 by Jim Field

HELEN RUTH PETERSEN, 98, of Council Bluffs died Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at Bethany Lutheran Home in Council Bluffs.  Funeral services for HELEN RUTH PETERSEN will be held on Saturday, August 24th at 11:00 am at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Boomer Township.  Cutler-O’Neill-Meyer-Woodring Bayliss Park Chapel in Council Bluffs has the arrangements.


Visitation will be held on Friday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, with a prayer service at 6:30 pm at Cutler-O’Neill-Meyer-Woodring Bayliss Park Chapel.

Interment in the church cemetery followed by a luncheon at the church.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and Bethany Lutheran Home.

HELEN RUTH PETERSEN is survived by:

Daughters:  LaVonne (Gail) Sidebottom of Avoca and Carol Petersen of Santa Fe, N.M.

Sister:  Ethel Torneten of Council Bluffs

Nieces and Nephews

6 Grandchildren

11 Great Grandchildren