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MARGARET MARY PETERSEN, 68, of Harlan (Mass of Christian Burial 6/3/23)


May 29th, 2023 by Ric Hanson

MARGARET MARY PETERSEN, 68, of Harlan, died Sunday, May 28, 2023, at home.  A Mass of Christian Burial for MARGARET MARY PETERSEN will be held 11-a.m. Saturday, June 3, 2023, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, in Harlan.  Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan has the arrangements.

Visitation at the funeral home is on Friday, June 2nd, from 5-until 8-p.m., with a Wake service at 7-p.m.

Burial is in the Harlan Cemetery.


Her husband – Marlin Petersen of Kirkman.

Her son – Steven (Jill) Obrecht, of Harlan.

Her brothers – Rick (Barb) Bruck and Randy Bruck (Kristy Davis), all of Manilla; Wayne Bruck (Linda Bentzen), of Defiance; Steve Bruck (Karla Moeller), of Harlan; and Eric (Patti) Bruck, of Storm Lake.

Her sisters – Rose (Quinten) Christensen, Marilyn (Dan) Martin, and Cheryl Petsche, all of Harlan .

and 4 grandchildren.