Obit: Duane A. Petersen, 82, of Campbellsport

 

August 25, 2017 – Campbellsport, WI – Duane A. Petersen, 82, of Campbellsport died Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at his home with his beloved family gathered around him. He was born in the Town of Belmont, Portage County on June 12, 1935, the son of Alfred and Marian (Gray) Petersen.

On April 14, 1956, Duane married Georgia L. Gremminger at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Campbellsport. He worked at the West Bend Company as an electrician for 47 and half years before retiring.

Duane was a proud veteran serving his country in the U.S. Army in 1958 and 1959 stationed in Germany. He was a member of the Country Club Dancers and the 25-year Club at the West Bend Company. Duane loved to be outdoors, cutting wood, hunting and fishing.

 

Survivors include his wife Georgia, his son Paul Petersen, his daughter Tara (Matt) Henke, his grandchildren Brandon, Paige, Kaylee and Kaden, his sisters-in-law Joan Petersen and Nancy Gremminger, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Duane was preceded in death by his parents Alfred and Marian, brother Gene, in-laws Leo and Esther Gremminger, brothers-in-law Jack and Neal Gremminger and sister-in-law Nancy Carr.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, August 29 at 5:00 PM at the Twohig Funeral Home, 109 W. Main St. Campbellsport. Rev. Mark Jones will officiate.

Visitation will be from 3:00 PM until time of service at the funeral home in Campbellsport.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice in Duane’s name are appreciated.

Twohig Funeral Home is serving the family.

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