Eunice Abrahamson of Holdrege, Neb., died Jan. 15, 2013, at the Christian Homes Care Community in Holdrege. She was 97.
A memorial service was held Jan. 18 at the Christian Homes Chapel in Holdrege with Wayne Carlson officiating. Private family interment was held at Fridhem Lutheran Cemetery at Funk, Neb., prior to the services.
Eunice Floreida Peterson was born Oct. 8, 1915, at Hallandale Beach, Fla., to Arthur and Mabel (Matson) Peterson. She attended school in Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska. She attended Luther College in Wahoo, Neb.
She married Eugene Abrahamson Oct. 17, 1936, in Wakefield, Neb.
They moved to the Hotchkiss area in 1954. While living there, Mrs. Abrahamson served on the church board, taught Sunday School, sang in the church choir, served as vice chairman of the Delta County Republican Central Committee and represented Delta County in the 1960 Mother of the Year contest.
The Abrahamsons toured Europe twice, made a trip around the world in 1967, traveled through Nigeria and east Africa in 1970, and visited South America, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii and Mexico.
In 1979 they retired and moved back to Holdrege. Mr. Abrahamson died Jan. 3, 2001.
Mrs. Abrahamson is survived by her daughter, Suzanne Arnold of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; one son, Wayne Abrahamson and his wife Susan of Borger, Texas; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandchild; a sister, Euphemia Berkeland of Lake City, Minn.; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene; a son, Dale Abrahamson; a brother, Lorenz Peterson; a sister, June Peterson; and a great-grandson, Brandon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christian Homes Care Community.
Arrangements were handled by Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege.blog comments powered by Disqus