PETERSEN, ASTA R. - Minnehaha County, South Dakota | ASTA R. PETERSEN - South Dakota Gravestone Photos


Dell Rapids Cemetery - Dell Rapids Cemetery
Minnehaha County,
South Dakota

Asta R. Petersen

Asta Olson was born March 10 1906, at Chandler, Minnesota, the daughter of Carl and Josephine Olson. As a child, she moved with her family to Flandreau where she grew up and attended school. She moved to Sioux Falls in 1928 where she worked at the Golden Rule Café for many years. She married Leonard Stangeland in Sioux Falls and they made their home in Dell Rapids. Mr. Stangeland died in 1953. She married Ele Petersen October 1, 1960, in Pipestone, Minnesota. They lived in Dell Rapids where Asta was in charge of the school lunch program for 15 years, retiring in 1968. Mr. Petersen died in 1990. Asta became a resident of Terrace Manor Nursing Home in Dell Rapids in 1993. She was a member of the Lutheran Church of Dell Rapids.

Asta, 89, died Monday, August 14, 1995, at Terrace Manor Nursing Home.

Grateful for having shared her life are her sister, Adele Matthews, Sioux Falls; her brother, Harry Olson, White Bear Lake, Minnesota; a step-son, Daryl Petersen, Mitchell; six grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and three nieces and a nephew whom Asta raised and were very special to her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and three sisters.

Contributed on 4/18/12 by dellsfig68
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Submitted: 4/18/12 • Approved: 4/18/12 • Last Updated: 8/14/15 • R157507-G157507-S3

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