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Official Obituary of

Glen Allen Petersen

March 24, 1942 ~ August 29, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Glen Petersen Obituary

Glen Allen Petersen, 81, of Harrison, NE passed away on August 29, 2023, in Chadron, NE surrounded by his family.

Born on March 24, 1942, in Lusk, Wyoming to Jim and Cleo (Leeling) Petersen.

Glen was a loving and devoted family man. He cherished spending time with his grandkids and was known for his love of fishing, woodworking projects, playing cards- especially cribbage in his later years, golfing, and tending to his garden. . 

Glen graduated from Sioux County High School in 1960. He served in the Air Force from 1960 to 1964. He married Debby Grote, July 7th ,1967 and to this union two children, Kelly and Vicki, were born.

Glen worked for Cable TV for 8 years and then served as a ranch hand for 10 years. He eventually started his own general contractor business, as well as a chainsaw and lawn mower repair shop until he retired.

Glen was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Harrison, NE, the Harrison VFW, served on the Sioux County High School Board, and the zoning committee for the village of Harrison. 

Glen will be remembered for his unwavering love for his family, his dedication to his work, and his passion for his hobbies. He will be deeply missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

Glen is survived by his beloved wife, Debby, his son Kelly (Jess) Petersen, his daughter Vicki (Brent) Kelly, his brother Bill (Freddie) Petersen, and his cherished grandkids Wyatt Petersen, Casey Petersen (Emma Kuker), Kami (Dakota) Morgal, Koralynn Kelly, and great-grandson, Huxton Petersen; as well as several in-laws, nieces, and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his father Jim Petersen, mother Cleo Petersen, father and mother-in-law Earl and Ola Mae Grote, brother-in-law Dwanne Grote, and niece Kerri Grote. 

Memorials have been established for the Harrison Ambulance Fund, The Harrison VFW and The Harrison Redeemer Lutheran Church.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
September 1, 2023

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Pier Funeral Home
101 West 4th Street
Lusk, WY 82225

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 2, 2023

11:00 AM
Redeemer Lutheran Church
296 Rose St.
Harrison, NE 69346

Donations

Redeemer Lutheran Church
296 Rose St., PO Box 482, Harrison NE 69346

Harrison VFW
PO Box 218, Harrison NE 69346

Harrison Ambulance Service
479 Main St., Harrison NE 69346

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