Alan R. Petersen

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record
Alan R. Peterson

Alan R. Petersen, 73, of Alpha, died Saturday Aug. 14, 2010, at Seminary Manor in Galesburg. Services were 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Alpha Methodist Church. Burial was in the Woodhull cemetery. Visitation was one hour prior to services at the church where memorials may be left to the Alpha Methodist Church or the Woodhull Cemetery Association. Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at

Alan was born Dec. 1, 1936 in Galesburg, a son of Charles and Kathryn Johnson Petersen. He graduated from AlWood High School in 1954 and was in the U.S. Army Reserves. He never married.

Alan farmed in the Woodhull and Alpha areas for many years and his memberships include the Alpha Methodist Church and the Henry County Farm Bureau.

He is survived by several cousins including Patricia (George) Olson of Woodhull.