Theodore Charles “TC” Petersen

Theodore Charles “TC” Petersen

November 7, 1937 – July 20, 2021

Preceded in death by father, Theodore F. Petersen; mother, Opal L. Beber; brother, Tom Petersen; sister, Alice Staley.  Survived by daughters: Troy (m. Dave Hoyt), Tara Terry, Tamara (m.Randsom Teter); grandchildren: Ryan, Kylee, Chris, Katie, Jennifer, Austin, Taylor, Drew; 10 greatgrandchildren; brother, Dennis (m. Roxanne); sister, Darlene; sister-in-law, Josephine; many nieces and nephews; loving friend, Jeri Petersen; and many others.

Family will receive friends Thursday, August 5th from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  Interment: Monday, August 9th at 9am at the Omaha National Cemetery with Military Honors.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Foundation and the Alzheimer’s Association.

To view a live broadcast of Vigil Service, please go to and click the “View Live Cast” button on our home page.


Ted was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska.  He graduated from Technical High School in 1955 and served in the US Navy from 1955-59.  Following his time in the Navy, he worked for the US Postal Service until his retirement.  Ted enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, and gardening on his farm in Coin, Iowa.  He loved volunteering at the local library where he made many friends.  During his career at the USPS he played recreational softball.  Ted will be incredibly missed by his family and friends and will always be remembered as an avid collector of many, MANY things. 




  • Sue Kelly Posted August 8, 2021 4:37 am

    I was so sorry to hear of Ted’s passing. I worked with him at the post office many years ago. I always remember him for his big smile. My condolences to his family.

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