Miriam Louise Petersen

August 24, 1933February 13, 2018

Miriam Louise Petersen, 84, was born on August 24, 1933 in Louisville to the late Adolph and Martha (Held) Buchhold, and passed from this life on Tuesday February 13, 2018. She was a longtime member of Bethlehem United Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Reverend Roger Petersen. Left to cherish her memory is her daughters, Nancy Sollman (Steve) and Donna Wright (Kevin); sons, Mark Petersen (Bonnie) and Greg Petersen (Mary); grandchildren Stefanie Ray (Josh), Eric Sollman (Jessica), Kyle Wright (Beth), Cameron Wright (Jordan Stanley) Christopher Petersen, Aaron Petersen and Kirsten Gowin (Josh Goodin); and 8 great grandchildren. Funeral services for Mrs. Petersen will be held at noon on Monday at Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 1480 So. 6th St. with interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Monday after 10 am. The family is in the care of the Southern Home of Arch L. Heady & Son, 3601 Taylor Blvd. Memorial gifts may be made to her church or the American Red Cross. Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family at,


  • Visitation Monday, February 19, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 19, 2018
  • Interment Monday, February 19, 2018

Miriam Louise Petersen

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February 19, 2018

So sorry for your loss. We did not know about this until today. Our sympathy to the whole family.
Jerry and Emmajean Kunze

Victor Henke

February 16, 2018

She was truly an angel on earth. She always made sure I had supper before I played a basketball game at Holland High School from 61-63. Then when I went into the Army and was in Viet Nam cookies arrived on Christmas and my birthday. Thank You Miriam you will always be in my memory. God Bless

February 14, 2018

you will truly be missed. you were an awesome neighbor. loved hanging with you

your neighbor Patty