GRAETTINGER - Funeral services for LuVon (Bonnie) Petersen, 83, of Graettinger were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Bethel Lutheran Church in Graettinger with Pastor Chris Lang officiating. Interment was at Valley View Cemetery in Graettinger.
She died Monday, June 9, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Society in Estherville.
LuVon Thresa (Bonnie) Petersen, the daughter of Bernhard and Alvina (Lammers) Petersen, was born July 7, 1930 in Graettinger.
She received her education in the country schools of Emmet County.
On April 13, 1952 she was united in marriage to Kenneth Petersen at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Graettinger. The couple raised their family and farmed in the Graettinger area until Kenneth retired. Bonnie also worked at West Oaks Resort in Arnolds Park from 1987 until 2014. Kenneth died in 1996.
She was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Graettinger.
Left to cherish Bonnie's memory are her children, Roger Petersen and his wife, Becky, of Graettinger; Donna Pedley and her husband, Jerry, of Sanford, N.C.; Mark Petersen of Graettinger; Karen Rasmussen and her husband, Jon, of Estherville; four grandchildren, Kyle and Kipp Strube; Josh Petersen and Jessica Petersen; three great-grandchildren, Kailynn Strube; Aiden and Landon Strube; siblings, Doris Petersen of Havlock; Delbert Petersen of Estherville and Merle Petersen of Arizona.
She has been preceded in death by her husband, parents, five brothers and six sisters. Online condolences may be sent to www.henryolsonfuneral.com