Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 29, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Helen was born on Dec. 30, 1910, in Joliet, the daughter of Herman and Margaret Follen Lange.
Her parents moved to Angela, Mont., and farmed. She attended school there in Angela and Miles City and worked for the Bell Telephone Co. for many years. Helen later came to Moline, and worked for the SS Kresage Co., as a cashier and bookkeeper for several years, later retiring.
She married Denzil "Pete" Peterson in 1952, in Moline. He preceded her in death on July 2, 2008. Helen was a homemaker and did volunteer work during the years. She also was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Survivors include her sons, William Peterson, Moline, and Andrew Ondroff, out East; special friend, Jean Alexander, Moline; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers; and four sisters.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting esterdahl.com.