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Otto Nels Petersen, age 94, of Adams, Wisconsin died Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at the Liberty Manor in Adams, Wisconsin.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 14, 2008 at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Oxford, Wisconsin. Rev. Brian Rohde will officiate. Interment will be at the Oxford Cemetery, Oxford, Wisconsin.

Visitation will be on Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Oxford from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Otto was born December 16, 1913 in the Town of Springville, Adams County, Wisconsin to Nels and Marrion (Gurtson) Petersen. He married Lulu Lloyd on August 01, 1940 in Dubuque, Iowa. Otto was a veteran of WWII, serving in the Navy. They made their home in Milwaukee, WI where he worked as a carpenter until his retirement in 1976. The couple then returned to Adams County and made their home in the Town of Jackson.

Otto enjoyed hunting, cutting and splitting wood, playing cards, and woodworking.

Otto was a member of St. John�s Lutheran Church of Oxford.

Otto was preceded in death by parents; wife, Lulu Petersen; and many brothers and sisters.


Son: Larry (Bonnie) Petersen of Arkdale, Wisconsin

Daughter: Karen Lynn (Richard) Meyers of Florence, SC

Grandchild: Sierra Petersen of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Grandchild: Tanya (Michael) Curtin of Kewaskum, Wisconsin

Grandchild: Coreen (Bill) Dalrymple of Hartsville, SC

Grandchild: Jennifer (Stephen) Martyn of London, England

Grandchild: Katina (Roger) Ziebell of Necedah, Wisconsin

Great-Grandchildren: 6

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