Barbara Petersen
September 7, 1940  -  April 14, 2018

Barbara Petersen


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Elmwood Funeral Home
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Monday, April 16, 2018
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
2:00 p.m.
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Elmwood Memorial Park
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
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Barbara Petersen passed away Saturday. Visitation will be 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Monday, April 16, 2018 at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 Hwy 277 South. A funeral service will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 in the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow the service in Elmwood Memorial Park.

Barbara was born September 7, 1940 to James and Lorena Sumners in Brownwood, Texas. She enjoyed working and was an avid reader. She was a very soft spoken, yet strong lady. Everyone who knew her, loved her. She will be dearly missed.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Pete Petersen; and her sister, Ineta Cook.

Barbara is survived by her son, Jeff Petersen, his wife Kathi, and their two children, Michael and Elizabeth; one sister, Nelda Kossa; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins.

Online condolences may be shared with the family through the obituary link at www.elmwoodfuneral.com

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  1. Billy & Joyce Smith
    Abilene, TX

    Billy & I will miss her and her presence at church just as we miss Pete we pray for hands of comfort and healing upon Nelda and the rest of Barbara family we send our love and prayers

  2. Merle Pallarez
    Abilene, TX

    Jeff - I am so sorry, always remember the wonderful memories of your Mother and of your Father so that you will feel the peace, comfort and joy in your heart.

  3. Darryl and Barbara Petersen
    Council Bluffs, IA

    Jeff, Kathi and kids
    We’re so sorry to hear about your mom. May all of the fondest memories of your mom and dad be with you cousin.

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