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Marion Friends Cemetery ~ Bert Ernst Petersen ~ part of the Marion County Cemeteries of Oregon
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Petersen, Bert Ernst
LAST: Petersen FIRST: Bert MID: Ernst
BORN: 17 Feb 1917 DIED: 31 May 1941 BURIED: 5 Jun 1941
OCCUPATION:  Truck Driver
BIRTH PLACE:  Marion Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Seaside, Tillamook Co., Oregon
Name of father Louis E. Petersen
Maiden name of mother Kathleen Brown 
OSBH DC (Clatsop County 1941) #126 – Bert E. Petersen, male, single, truck driver, b. 17 Feb 1917 in Marion Co., Oregon, d. 31 May 1941 in Seaside, Oregon at the age of 24 y’s 3 m’s 14 d’s, name of father Louis E. Petersen, interment 5 Jun, undertaker E.B. Hughes Mortuary of Astoria, informant Rollin J. Graber of Fort Stevens, Oregon. [automobile accident]
1930 OR CENSUS - Bert Petersen, age 13, b. Oregon, is enumerated with Louis, age 40, married at age 22, occupation railroad section foreman, b. Iowa, and Kathleen, age 38, married at age 20, b. Kentucky, along with Kenneth, age 16, Elden, age 14, John, age 11, Hershel, age 9, Hazel, age 7, Mary, age 5, Ella, age 3, and Ruby, age 6 months, all born in Oregon.
Wreck Kills CA Soldier
SEASIDE, Ore., May 31—A head-on collision at a curve killed Bert Peterson, Fort Stevens soldier in Battery G of the 249th coast artillery, on the coast highway near here Saturday night.; Peterson’s automobile collided with another driven by Victor Lewis Genovese, Portland. All in the Genovese car escaped injury. 
Oregon Statesman 1 Jun 1941 1:1

Bert E. Petersen, 24, at Camp Clatsop, Saturday, May 31. Survived by parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Petersen of Turner; brothers and sisters, John, Herschel, Donald and Delmer, all of Turner, Kenneth of Jefferson, Mrs. Hazel Miller, Miss Mary Petersen of Scio, Ruby and Ella Petersen of Turner, Laura Morris of Scio. Deceased was a member of Battery G, 249th Coast artillery. Funeral announcements will be made later from the Rose Lawn Funeral home.
Oregon Statesman 3 Jun 1941 5:1

Bert E. Petersen
1917 - 1941
OSBH DC (Clatsop County 1941) #126 
1930 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Marion, ED 84, sheet 3A)
OS 1 Jun 1941 1:1
OS 3 Jun 1941 5:1
SPACE: 25  

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