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 Ray C Peterson

Ray C Peterson

Birth
Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death 11 Feb 1997 (aged 88)
Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Burial Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Plot A_230_4_2
Memorial ID 143034 · View Source
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MT. PLEASANT--Ray C. Peterson, age 88, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997 at Sanpete Valley Hospital, Mt. Pleasant of causes incident to age.
Ray was born in Ogden, Utah, Jan. 6, 1909 to W. K. Peterson and Mina Syndergaard Peterson. He married his childhood sweetheart Pearl Poulson on June 27, 1931 in Mt. Pleasant. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti Temple on May 7, 1948. She preceded him in death Oct. 20, 1996.
As a student in high school he excelled in all sports and was an avid sports fan all of his life. He and Pearl performed in Operetta's while in high school. Ray worked for Brooklawn Creamery for 43 years as a cheesemaker and manager. He joined the National Guard at 17 serving 11 years. After retirement he found a hidden talent in art. Painting pictures and making beautiful rustic tree trunk tables and clocks. He was an active member of the LDS Church, served a stake mission and he and Pearl were temple workers in the Manti Temple. He was a fisherman and hunter and had a garden, the envy of all.
He is survived by four daughters, Annetta (Bob) Mower, Orem; Myrna (Owen) Tucker, Lander, Wyoming; Peg (Ron) Christensen, West Valley and Jill (Lewis) Sidwell, Kanab; one sister, Velores Seely, Mt. Pleasant; 19 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife, Pearl, his parents, brother, Perry and sister, Blanch, one grandson and one great-granddaughter.
Services will be Saturday, Feb. 15, 1997 at 1 p.m. in the Mt. Pleasant 4th Ward. Friends and family may call at the Ursenbach Funeral Home on Friday, Feb. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday Feb. 15 from 11:45 to 12:45 prior to services. Burial Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT)
Date: February 13, 1997


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  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 143034
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ray C Peterson (6 Jan 1909–11 Feb 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 143034, citing Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Love My Ancestors (contributor 47233390) .