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Petersen, Mary Jean

Personal Information
Last Name Petersen
First Name Mary
Middle Name Jean
Maiden Name Sanders
Death Date 02/22/2022
Birth Date 04/22/1924
Obituary Source Carisle Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville, Indiana
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Cemetery Mooresville Cemetery, Mooresville, Indiana
Family Information
Spouse Keller, William L.; Petersen, Alvin G.
Survived By Daughter, Deanna (Howard) Smith; grandson, Duran (Dalena) Smith; great grandson, Kyler (Chloe)) Smith and great granddaughter Jacelyn Smith; stepsons, John (Jo) and Joseph (Sheryl) Petersen; stepdaughters, Bonnie (Steven) Williams, Ellen (Tom) Reedy, Romona Tom) Noble, Ruth (Germano) Samagaio; and many other grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Other Daughter of Roy and Emma Sanders, born in Mooresville. She graduated from Mooresville HS in 1942 as class Valedictorian. Married William L. Keller on June 14, 1942, and after he returned from the servie they lived, owned, and operated the family farm north of Waverly. Mr. Keller passed away on July 5, 1976. She retired from AM General Corporation in Indianapolis in May 1986, after 30 years of service. Married Alvin G. Petersen of Tilden, Nebraska, on August 8, 1987. They split time between the two homes. Mr. Petersen passed away in 2015 after 28 years of marriage to Mary Jean Preceded in death by her parents; both of her husbands; stepsons George and Tim Petersen; and stepdaughter, Merna Vandeveer.
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