April 16, 1912 -- Sept. 20, 2006
CURTIS -- Louise Bernice Peterson, 94, died Wednesday (Sept. 20, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook.
She was born April 16, 1912, on a farm north of Curtis in Frontier County to Garth and Flora (Larsen) Nichols. She attended grade school in rural Curtis at the Curtis Agricultural High School.
On May 16, 1931, she married Henry Nathaniel Peterson at Oberlin. They lived on a farm south of Curtis before moving to McCook in 1965. She moved to Hillside Estates in Curtis in 2002.
She was a member of the Curtis United Methodist Church and later joined the McCook United Methodist Church. In Curtis she belonged to the Methodist Ladies group and in McCook she belonged to the Methodist Quilters Society.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Hubert, Lawrence, and Orvile Nichols; sister Ardis Jesse; infant son Rodney Allen; and infant grandson Nick Alan Peterson.
Survivors include son, Larry Peterson and wife Joyce; sister Jesse Mae Severin; two sister-in-laws, Doris Peterson of Curtis and Mary Nichols of Otis, Colo.; four grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at the United Methodist Church in Curtis, with the Rev. Kevin Burkhardt officiating. Burial will be at the Curtis Cemetery.
Visitation is today until 9 p.m., at Blase-Wetzel-Strauser Memorial Chapel in Curtis.
Memorials may be sent to the Hillside Estates in Curtis.
Online condolences may be sent at: www.blasestrauser.com
Blase -- Wetzel -- Strauser Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.