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Niels Petersen Obituary
Petersen, Niels
1939 - 2017
Niels "Bud" C. Petersen II, age 78, went home to be with the Lord on October 13, 2017. Born March 3, 1939. A loving husband, father and grandfather, he was a graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School, and received both his Bachelors and Master's degrees from Ohio University. He was a retired teacher from Mifflin High School where he served as the school's long time tennis coach. He was a USTA Umpire for many junior, high school, college, and pro matches. Bud was a longtime member of North Baptist Church. He enjoyed spending his time with family, playing golf, bowling, and camping. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Patricia; sisters, Ruth Ann Petersen and Kathleen (Ted) Andrick; children, Niels III "Chris" (Roni) Petersen and Matthew (Jill) Petersen; grandchildren, Niels IV "Carter", Reagan, Kyle and Chase. The family will receive friends at RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, 515 High Street, Worthington, OH, on October 19 from 5-7 pm, where the funeral service will be held on October 20 at 11 am. Pastor Cyrus Broughton officiating. Burial to follow at Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in his name to Columbus Schools Special Olympics, 2001 Hamilton Ave, Columbus, OH 43211. Condolences can be made to the family at www.rutherfordfuneralhome.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 17, 2017
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