Beulah Mae Petersen, 81 years of age, of Holdrege, Nebraska

Graveside Services for Beulah M. Petersen will be conducted on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Immanuel Cemetery located in the Scandinavian Township in Harlan County, Nebraska with Chaplain DeWane Dow officiating.

Beulah Mae Petersen, 81 years of age, of Holdrege, Nebraska, passed away on Monday, March 18, 2013 at the Christian Homes Care Community in Holdrege. She was born on April 2, 1931 at Benkelman, Nebraska, the eldest of six children born to Edwin and Lucille (Cox) Anderson. She received her education from Wray, Colorado, graduating with the class of 1949.

She made her home in Holdrege, where she was employed by Artistic Woven Labels as a Supervisor for 35 years until her retirement.

Beulah enjoyed making jelly, tending to her flowers and loved spending time with her family.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Robert "Bob" Anderson; and one grandson, Shawn Fetters.

Beulah leaves to mourn her passing; her three children: Tania Beahm and her husband, Larry of rural Alma, Nebraska, Sonja Hanson and her husband, Rich of Bertrand, Nebraska, and Michael Petersen and his special friend, Gina Sohn of Shelton, Nebraska; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; three brothers: Lonnie Anderson and his wife, Lee of Wichita, Kansas, Marlow Anderson and his wife, Jan of Lincoln, Nebraska, Steve Anderson and his wife, Eileen of Funk, Nebraska; one sister, Linda Jones of Holdrege; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with the family greeting from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege.

A memorial has been established in Beulah's honor and kindly suggested to the Immanuel Cemetery in Harlan County, Nebraska.

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The Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege is in charge of arrangements.

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