Anton Alfred ‘Pete’ Petersen

Services for Anton Alfred “Pete” Petersen, 86, of Lufkin, will be held at a later date in Pratt, Kansas. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Pratt, Kansas.
Mr. Petersen was born on February 15, 1928 in Pratt Kansas, the son of the late Gertrude (McConnell) and Lars Harry Petersen, and passed away April 18, 2014 in Lufkin, Texas.
He is survived by wife, Ella Louise Petersen of Lufkin; daughter, Deborah Kay Helt of Arlington, TX; son and daughter-in-law, David L. and Deena Petersen of Lufkin; grandson, Trevor Petersen, granddaughter, Amanda Whittier and Chase; grandsons, Trenton Helt and Seth Petersen; granddaughters, Meghan Helt and Taylor Petersen; and numerous friends.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by daughter, Diana Lynn Petersen.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice in the Pines, 1504 West Frank Avenue, Lufkin, TX 75904.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Gipson Funeral Home.
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Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.