Anna Peterson obituary
Anna Marie Hanson was born in Langeland, Denmark, May, 3, 1839, and died Jan. 16, 1922, at the age of 82 years, 8 months and 13 days.
She was united in marriage to Mads Peterson, Dec. 8, 1866. She immigrated to America the same year and located at Chicago, where they lived for a short time. Later they went to St. Ansgar where they resided for three years. They then moved to the farm west of Lyle on the state line, which was her home until her death. Her husband passed away June 19, 1917. She is survived by three stepdaughters, Mrs. Lydia Chapin, of Detroit, Minn.; Mrs. Anna Lucas, of Puyalllup, Wash., and Mrs. Tina Hanson, of Lyle, Minn. Also four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Mrs. Peterson was a consistent and devoted member of the Lutheran church, and as long as health permitted, was a faithful Sunday school teacher and worker in the Ladies' Aid society.
Those from away who came to attend the funeral were: Mrs. H. L. Rudd and son, Daniel, of Whitefish, Mont., who arrived here Monday and Mrs. Chapin, of Detroit, Minn.