Katherine I. Ehlers

ESTHERVILLE, Iowa – Services for Katherine I. Ehlers, 98, of Estherville, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church, Estherville. Burial will be in East Side Cemetery, Estherville.

Ehlers died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Good Samaritan Center in Estherville. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville.

Katherine Irene Petersen was born June 20, 1914, in Terrill, Iowa, daughter of Bernhard and Alvina (Lammers) Petersen.

Survivors include: daughters, Evelyn Lucht of Jackson, Minn., Karen Bannor of Wallingford, Iowa; sons, Robert Ehlers of Lakefield, Minn., Davis Ehlers of Fairmont, Minn., and Richard Ehlers of Iowa Falls, Iowa; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sisters, Doris Peterson of Havelock, Iowa, Loretta Moore of Corsica, S.D., and Lavon Peterson of Graettinger, Iowa; brothers, Delbert Petersen of Estherville and Merle Petersen of Apache Junction, Ariz.; sister-in-law, Susie Petersen of Graettinger.