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Eleanor Peterson

Jan 26, 2010

AYRSHIRE — Eleanor Peterson, 97, of Ayrshire, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, at the Ruthven Community Care Center.

Funeral service for Mrs. Peterson will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the United Methodist Church in Ayrshire. The Rev. Roger Maize will officiate.

Burial will be in Silver Lake Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg.

Eleanor and her husband Floyd lived and farmed in the Ayrshire area.

Mrs. Peterson is survived by her daughters, Verjean (Bill) Bohn of Bennington, NE and Connie (Stinson) Worley of New Braunfels, TX; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Also surviving are sisters, Dorothy Moore and Gail (Thorvald) Jacobsen of Ruthven.

Mrs. Peterson is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Floyd; brothers, Arch, Cloyd, and Lindy; and sister, Marie King.

Condolences can be left at: www.martinmatticefuneralhome.com