Obituaries

Obituaries

Tony R. Petersen 1955 - 2008

Funeral services for Tony R. Petersen, 52, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Inurnment will be in Netawaka Cemetery at a later date. Mr. Petersen died Thursday, July 24, 2008, at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka.He was born Aug. 23, 1955, in Topeka, the son of Leland H. and Leah Spiker Petersen. He attended Highland Park High School in Topeka. Mr. Petersen was a taxi driver for Capitol City Taxi in Topeka. He was a farmer and stockman in Granada and Holton. Survivors include a brother, Duane L. Petersen, Perry; and two sisters, Vicki Umscheid, Perry, and Kris Serrault, Topeka.The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to the Tony R. Petersen Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.