George Jens Petersen, Jr.
George Jens Petersen, Jr. died May 9, 2013, after a short illness. He was born August 17, 1922 in Everett to George and Genevieve Petersen.
George's parents, brother, Thad; and son-in-law,
Robert Winter preceded him in death.
He leaves his wife, Nelles of 64 years; daughters, GeorgeAnn (Mike), Madsen, Mary Winter; grand-daughters, Stephanie and Brigitte Madsen; and great-granddaughter, Jamie Jean Gansneder; and many nephews and nieces.
He graduated from Everett High School in 1940 and Northern Illinois College of Optometry in 1948.
George served with the Army
in the South Pacific during the War years. He was a member of the American Legion, V.F.W
. Elks and a York Rite Mason.
At his request there will be no service.
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