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Marion R. Petersen

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Marion R. Petersen Obituary
Petersen, Marion R.
Sun City West, AZ -- Marion R. Petersen, formerly of Wauwatosa, Wisc., died September 23, 2016. She was 84. Wife of Gordon M. Petersen, with whom she recently celebrated her 58th wedding anniversary, she was a longtime volunteer, a civic leader and a pioneering saleswoman. Marion was born July 4, 1932, in Calvin, N.D., the daughter of Yates and Norma (Anderson) Mountain. She was a graduate of Langdon, N.D., high school and Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. In addition to her husband, Marion is survived by her children, Scot Petersen and his wife, Lisa Kosan, of Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.; Susan and her husband, Dr. Michael Jacobs, of Pensacola, Fla., her brother, James Mountain and his wife, Olga, of Long Beach, Calif., and her grandchildren, Max and Simon Petersen and Sarah and Michaela Jacobs. Donations in her memory can be made to (michaeljfox.org), the Wauwatosa Beautification Committee (wbc-wi.org), or the Wauwatosa Historical Society (http://wauwatosahistoricalsociety.org/). Marion's family would like to thank Banner Home Hospice, and the Sun Cities CareGivers. Please visit www.caminodelsol.com to view the complete obituary and share memories and photos on Marion's tribute wall.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Oct. 9, 2016
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