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Helen Peterson England


1918 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Helen Peterson England Obituary

Helen Peterson England passed peacefully on May 15, at her residence in Pinecrest Retirement, Hickory, N.C.

Mrs. England was born Helen Mae Werner in Rapid City, S.D. on Feb. 3, 1918, to the late Theodore B. and Ellen M. Werner and older sister, the late Marquerite W. Truax. She received her degree as a registered nurse, from Georgetown, Washingon DC. She was a member of DAR, member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Alamogordo, after she and her husband Lee retired from the United States Air Force Holloman AFB. Col. and Mrs. Peterson resided on Arroyo Lane. She was employed by Dr. Borgeson as his nurse. Her late husband, Lee, was the vice president at Security Bank (now Wells Fargo) and recently also Corinth Reformed Church in Hickory. She and her late husband, Col. Lee L. Peterson had three children: including a daughter Ann P. Robinson (George) of Lenoir; Barbara P. Mitchell (the late Harry E. Mitchell) of Hickory, N.C. and Bruce L. Peterson of Ruidoso. Grandchildren include: Richard W. Wheeler (Romi); Cdr. Lee P. Sisco (Kacey) and Dr. Melissa M. Sisco. Great-grandchildren are Robinson P. and Richard M. Wheeler, Victoria P. and Madeline P. Sisco, along with a special niece and nephew, Louise and John Hester of Rapid City, S.D.
Following her husband Lee's passing, she married the late David England, of Alamogordo, and gained two stepsons David and John England.

Memorials may be given to the Trinity Lutheran Church, 505 College Ave, Alamogordo, NM 88310.

The Petersons were very active church members, and she continued her membership there after moving to Hickory, N.C.

Bass-Smith Funeral Home, Hickory, is serving the family of Helen Peterson England.

Online condolences may be made at www.bass-smithfuneralhome.com
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from May 24 to June 23, 2014
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