Death Comes to Albert Peterson Ill Two Weeks
Funeral services fro Albert M. Peterson, 72 years old, who passed away
Wednesday noon in St. Francis hospital, Kewanee, where he had been a
patient for two weeks, were held Friday afternoon at 2:30 at Gillespie
memorial home in Wyoming, with Rev. Lee H. Smith, pastor of the
Princeville Presbyterian church, in charge. Interment was in Wyoming
The song service was in charge of Mrs. Paul Walker, who
sang “In the Garden” and “The Old Rugged Cross,” with Mrs. Howard Graves
Pallbearers were: Everett Jackson, Richard Jackson,
Glenn Beall, George Roberts, Martin Gehrt and Joseph Gehrt.
Peterson, son of William and Mary Peterson, was born in Valley township,
Stark county, Ill., on November 16, 1872 and spent most of his life in
this vicinity, except for a few years residence in Kansas.
Peterson was married to Miss Bessie Gladfelter, who preceded him in
death on November 1, 1933. He also was preceded in death by two sisters,
Mrs. Mary Shane of Independence, Iowa and Mrs. Florence McCullough of
Peoria and one brother Ora Peterson, of Williams, Iowa.
three sons, Alva Peterson of Duncan, Marion Peterson of Wyoming and
Roscoe Peterson of Princeville; two brothers, Emery Peterson of Wyoming
and James Peterson of Peoria, and a sister, Mrs. Belle Ault of Delavan,
Ill., and 10 grandchildren.