TILDEN — Services for Ervin D. Petersen, 81, Tilden, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home with burial in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. John Petersen will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Mr. Petersen died Friday, April 19, 2013, at his home.
Ervin D. Petersen, son of Andreas and Anna (Mock) Petersen, was born May 24, 1931, at Tilden. Ervin grew up in the Tilden area and graduated from Tilden High School with the class of 1949. On June 1, 1969, he was married to Marlene A. Wood at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Tilden.
During his lifetime, Ervin farmed north of Tilden and was also employed by Central Valley Ag.
Ervin is survived by his wife, Marlene Petersen of Tilden; daughters Susan Mickelson of Neligh and Beverly Petersen of San Pedro, Calif.; son Steve (wife Carol) Petersen of Neligh; four grandchildren, Elishia Petersen, Marcy Mickelson, Donny Mickelson and Dannie Mickelson; and a great-grandson, Dale Mickelson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Laverna and Genevieve; brothers LeRoy, Lyle, Kenny and Cecil; and a son-in-law, Dale Mickelson.