Notes for Ruth Alice JELLEMA,
Peterman Family Genealogy

Notes for Ruth Alice JELLEMA,

Star Tribune: Newspaper of the Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN) - November 28, 2003
Deceased Name: Peterman Ruth A. Peterman

Peterman Ruth A. Peterman, age 79 of Mpls. Went home to her Lord on 11/26. Survived by husband of nearly 60 years, Clinton; children, Grace Christensen, Bloomington; Elliot (Cheryl) Peterman, Valencia, CA.; Nella (Rick) Hauser, Thousand Oaks, CA.; Brian (Laurie) Peterman, Lino Lakes; grandchildren, Andrew & Clinton Christensen; Nicole, Jonathan, Steve, & Jim Peterman; Karl, Will & Joe Hauser; sister, Bessie Exoo; brother Leonard Jellema Jr. Preceded in death by son, David. Visitation Fri. 5-8 PM at Albin Chapel, 2200 Nicollet Ave. S. Mpls. Service Sat. 11:00 AM, First Covenant Church, 810 S. 7th St. Mpls. Interment Lakewood Cemetery. Memorials Preferred to Kings Christian Academy. Albin Chapel-Minneapolis Ralph, Jim, Dan Albinson (952) 914-9410

Family: Born June 18, 1924, in Hull, ND; daughter of Leonard (a teacher and clerk) and Nella (Van Soest) Jellema; married Clinton Alvin Peterman (a superintendent with an insurance company), May 27, 1944; children: Grace (Mrs. Larry Christensen), Elliot, Nella (Mrs. Roderick Hauser), Brian, David. Education: Valley City State College, student, 1941-42. Religion: Covenant. Addresses: Home: 3220 33rd Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55406.

Teacher of writing courses in adult education programs in St. Paul, MN, and Minneapolis, MN, both 1968--. Instructor of Northwestern College, beginning 1972, Normandale Community College, beginning 1974, Minnetonka Center of Arts and Education, beginning 1974, and University of Minnesota's program of continuing education for women, beginning 1975. Delegate to Republican State Central Committee, beginning 1972.


My World Was Too Small (article), Tyndale, 1974.

Held for Ransom: The Story of the Kronholm Kidnapping, Tyndale, 1975.

My World Is Growing Larger, Tyndale House (Wheaton, IL), 1979.

(Contributor) Marion Menning, Us Four: A Senator, His Family, Their Brain-Injured Child, Alpha Publishers (Minneapolis, MN), 1985.

Contributor to over thirty magazines, including Writer's Digest, Lutheran Standard, Church Administration, Marriage, Living Today, American Legion, Campus Life, Home Life, and Scope.


Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2005. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale. 2005.

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