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In Memory

Marvin Petersen (Petersen) - Class Of 1951

Marvin Dee Petersen

Friday, March 31, 2017

Marvin Dee Petersen

Jan. 15, 1933 - March 27, 2017

LONGMONT, Colo. — Marvin D. Petersen passed away on Monday,March 27, 2017.

Marvin was born Jan. 15, 1933 in Curtis, Neb., to Clarence W. and Lucile (Smiley) Petersen. He graduated from McCook High School.

On July 31, 1952, he married Lula Hidy at the Methodist Church in McCook, Neb. He served in the U.S. Air Force December 1952 to December 1956.

They moved to Colorado in 1957 and lived in Commerce City, Arvada, Niwot and Longmont.

Marvin worked for Caterpillar Tractor in Denver, Flatiron Co. in Boulder and Tarco, Inc in Arvada. He retired in 1998.

He was member of the Longmont Astronomical Society.

Marvin is survived by his wife, Lula; sons, Craig and Kirk; his brother, Alan; and many cousins in both Colorado and Nebraska.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at the Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Cremation entrusted to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to share condolences.

Ahlberg Funeral Chapel in Longmont is in charge of arrangements.