Duane A. Petersen, 82
June 12, 1935 — Aug. 23, 2017
Duane A. Petersen, 82, of Campbellsport, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, at his home with his beloved family gathered around him. He was born in the town of Belmont, Portage County, on June 12, 1935, the son of Alfred and Marian (Gray) Petersen. On April 14, 1956, Duane married Georgia L. Gremminger at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Campbellsport. He worked at the West Bend Co. as an electrician for 47 1/2 years before retiring. Duane was a proud veteran serving his country in the U.S. Army in 1958 and 1959 stationed in Germany. He was a member of the Country Club Dancers and the 25year Club at the West Bend Co. Duane loved to be outdoors, cutting wood, hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Georgia; his son, Paul Petersen; his daughter, Tara (Matt) Henke; his grandchildren, Brandon, Paige, Kaylee and Kaden; his sisters- in-law, Joan Petersen and Nancy Gremminger; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Duane was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Marian; brother, Gene; in-laws, Leo and Esther Gremminger; brothers-in-law, Jack and Neal Gremminger; and sister-in-law, Nancy Carr.
A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, at the Twohig Funeral Home, 109 W. Main St., Campbellsport. The Rev. Mark Jones will officiate.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home in Campbellsport.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice in Duane’s name are appreciated.
Twohig Funeral Home is serving the family with guestbook and condolences at www.twohigfunerals.com.