Andrew Roland Petersen (1990 - 2016)

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Funeral services for Andrew R. Petersen, 26, were held at 2 p.m., Monday, May 2, 2016, at the Exira Lutheran Church with Pastor Steven Frock and Reverend Nancy Jensen officiating. Roland Funeral Service is caring for Andrew's family and his arrangements.
Andrew Roland Petersen, 26, of Audubon, passed away April 27, 2016 at his home in Audubon.
Andrew Roland Petersen was born on January 18, 1990, at the Audubon County Memorial Hospital the son of Steven L. and Lanette D. (Black) Petersen, and passed away April 27, 2016 at his home in Audubon.
Andrew was baptized and confirmed at the Federated United Church of Christ in Exira. He attended Audubon Community Schools through the 9th grade before moving to the Exira Community Schools. Andrew graduated in the Class of 2008, and during school he was often called the class clown, for his love of making people laugh.
While in high school he was employed as a cook at Pizza Hut in Audubon. After graduation he worked for Bohlmann Sanitation for several years before moving to Carroll. After his move he was employed at Farner Bocken, The Graphic Edge and Market Link. In February of 2015, he returned to Audubon to live with his mother where he continued to reside.
Andrew was a past member of the Federated United Church of Christ in Exira. He was a guy who was a self teacher. He loved to build and fix computers, and did this for his friends and family. When he was younger he enjoyed spending time outdoors, and looked forward to weekend camping adventures. He also liked building model cars. Most of all Andrew enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his niece and nephew.
He is preceded in death by his father, Steven Petersen; paternal grandparents, Leo and Evelyn Petersen; maternal grandfather, Roland Black; and his great-grandparents.
Andrew will be deeply missed by his mother, Lanette Black of Audubon; sister, Anne (Levi) Kluver of Gray; niece and nephew, Maci and Rylan Kluver of Gray; grandmother, Jan Black of Exira; aunts and uncles, Janice Rieter of Iowa City, Dean (Debbie) Petersen of Earlham, Kim Black of Exira, Brett Black of Omaha, Colette Muhr of Exira, Scott (Diane) Black of Hamlin, DeEtte McCaw of Exira; and numerous cousins, other relatives and friends.
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Published in AUDUBON COUNTY ADVOCATE JOURNAL from May 6 to May 13, 2016