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Yvonne K. Petersen

May 13, 1924 January 4, 2015
Yvonne K. Petersen
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Yvonne K. Petersen, 90, passed away at her home in Brookings, Ore. on January 4, 2015. Yvonne was born May 13, 1924 in Lomita, Calif. She attended nursing school in San Francisco and worked as a registered nurse for her entire career. Yvonne married William “Bill” Petersen on June 28, 1947 in Lomita. They moved to Brookings in 1988. Survivors include her children, Monica Cole and her husband, Jeff, of Bend, Ore., Bill Petersen and his wife, Janet, of Laguna Hills, Calif., Paulann Flatten of Scottsdale, Ariz., six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Yvonne was preceded in death by her husband, Bill, in 2009 and a daughter, Kathleen Petersen in 2014. Private family interment was held at the WJ Ward Memorial Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date in southern California. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family. Condolences may be expressed online at
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