Aldea PetersonAldea Peterson, 102, passed away July 21, 2011, at the Maple Manor Care Center, Langdon, ND, where she had resided for five and a half years.
Aldea Peterson, 102, passed away July 21, 2011, at the Maple Manor Care Center, Langdon, ND, where she had resided for five and a half years.
Aldea Gendreau was born in Popular Grove, ND, to Mary Julie “Jennie” and Samuel P. Gendreau. She lived on the homestead farm until 1918 when the family moved to Walhalla. She attended Walhalla High School. In 1927 she married Alfred Peterson from Vang, ND. Five children were born to them, Marcel, Wenzel, Anna Jean, Ronald and Janice. They farmed there until 1942, at which time they moved to Langdon, ND and farmed until Alfred retired in 1971. Upon retirement they moved from the farm into Langdon and spent their winters in Arizona.
Aldea is survived by a son Ronald (Marie) Peterson of Langdon, ND and a daughter, Janice (Jim) LeMay of Chandler, AZ, daughters-in-law Amy Peterson of Langdon and Inez Riverside of Iron Mountain, Michigan, 16 grandchildren: Arlen (Pam) Peterson of Devils Lake, ND; Lynn (Jennifer) Peterson, Langdon, ND; Jay (Susan) Peterson, Devils Lake, ND; Karla (Fred) Brauer, Livermore, CA; Kim (Roger) Otto, Langdon, ND; Brian LeMay, Chenhu, China Carmen (Bill) Davenport, Chandler, AZ; Heather McCollum, Yuma, AZ; Kelly (Karen) Peterson, Simi Valley, CA; Kenny (Vicky) Peterson, Grand Forks, ND; Keith (Pam) Peterson, Crystal, ND; Kevin (Barb) Peterson, Grafton, ND, Pam Stewart, Lomita, CA; Holly (Charlie) Moen, Adams, ND; Forrest (Glenda) Peterson, Mana, AK; Gene (Gayle) Peterson, Lake Orion, MII, 36 great-grandchildren, 32 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Alfred, three children; Anny Jean, Wenzel, and Marcel, her parents, nine brothers and sisters and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Langdon, ND with Iva Wenzel officiating.
Visitation will take place for one hour before the time of the services at the church on Tuesday.
Interment will be held at the Vang Cemetery, Vang, ND
Online condolences available at www.brooksfuneralhome.net