Chris R. "Bud" Petersen, 85, of Sandusky, died Tuesday morning, Nov. 5, 2013, in the Providence Care Center, Sandusky following a brief illness.
He was born July 21, 1928, in Sandusky, and was a U.S. Army veteran. Bud was employed at the Ohio Edison Company, retiring in 1990. He was a member of St. Stephen United Church of Christ, Sandusky.
He is survived by one niece, Donna (Robert) Rutger of Huron; two great nieces, Amanda (Greg) McClelland of Grove City, Ohio, Emily (Adam) Cowles of Fort Myers, Fla., and numerous other nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois (Hand) Petersen on Jan. 16, 2011, his parents, Christ and Helen (Bartholomew) Petersen; and six siblings.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, until funeral services at 5 p.m., at Pfeil Funeral Home, Sandusky Chapel, 617 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. Jerald A. Fenske will officiate. Burial will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Back To The Wild, P O Box 423, Castalia, OH 44824.
Condolences may be shared with the family at pfeilfuneralhome.com.