Clifton Petersen

Posted Online: March 26, 2013, 6:41 pm
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Clifton Andrew Petersen, 85, of Davenport, formerly of Bellevue, Iowa, died March 25, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital, Davenport.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Victory Catholic, Davenport. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Runge, Davenport. Burial is at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.
He was born July 15, 1927.
Surviving are his wife, Ruth; children, Pamela Colvin, Longwood, Fla. and Brad, Moline; grandchildren, Alexandra, Andrew and Ashley; great granddaughter, Stella; and brother, Arwin Petersen, DeWitt.


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