Elaine Petersen, 88, of Port Clinton, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, Feb.7, at H.B. Magruder Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Elaine was born on Nov. 12, 1924, in Brookings, SD, the daughter of Henry G. and Theresa (Sundal) Dybvig. As a young child the family moved to Dayton, OH. She graduated from Ohio State University, where she met her husband, Lowell S. Petersen, and they married on Sept. 11, 1948.