Darlene Peterson - June 03, 2011Darlene Peterson, 82, of Grand Island, formerly of Hordville, died at Wedgewood Care Center in Grand Island on Friday, June 3, 2011.
Family graveside services will be held at the Hampton Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to www.soltfh.com. Solt Funeral Home of Central City is in charge of the arrangements.
Darlene was born at home near Hordville, on Feb. 21, 1929, to Arthur and Verna (Von Housen) Peterson. She grew up on the family farm, attended country school and graduated from Hordville High School in 1947. Upon completion of a commercial extension course of study, she lived in Grand Island while working as bookkeeper at First National Bank for 10 years. She then lived on the family farm until 1975, when she moved back to Grand Island. In 2006, she moved to Wedgewood Care Center in Grand Island.
Survivors include her nieces and nephews, Eric Peterson of Philadelphia, Pa..; Krisa (Jay) Howland of Kearney; Sarah (Brian) McCoy of Central City; Laura Peterson of Kansas City, Mo.; and Tim (Emily) Peterson of Aurora; great-niece, Reese Howland of Kearney and one sister-in-law, Linda Peterson of Hordville.
Darlene was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Deryl Peterson.