Lexington Resident: Darrell “Bubs” Petersen, age 83 (1929-2013)

Darrell Lloyd “Bubs” Petersen, 83, of Lexington, Nebraska, died May 2nd, 2013, at the Lexington Regional Health Center.

Darrell was born October 14th, 1929, to Walter and Grace Petersen at Little Sioux, Iowa. In 1947, he married Lavonne White and was married 65 years. Two children joined their young family, Linda Kneifl and David Petersen and eventually three grandchildren; Jon, Seth and Christopher.

Bubs was the Regional Produce Manager for Safeway Stores for 25 years. He was an exceptional golfer and card player, but family always came first.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Grace Petersen; sister, Yvonne (Kenny) Moore and his beloved grandson, Christopher Lloyd Kneifl.

Survivors include his loving wife, Lavonne of Lexington; daughter, Linda Kneifl of Lexington; son, David of Lexington; grandsons, Jon (Radana) Kneifl of Washington, D.C., Seth Petersen of Phoenix, Arizona; sister, Delores (George) of Ft. Collins, Colorado; brother, Earl (Marge) Petersen of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

A family memorial service will be held over Memorial Day. It was Bubs’ desire to be cremated.

Berryman Funeral Home in Cozad is in charge of arrangements.

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