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Peter Magnusson

  • Birth 3 Oct 1894 Goldfield, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
  • Death 3 Apr 1967 Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Plot Section 195, Lot 1, Grave 7
  • Memorial ID 66678266


MESA – Peter Magnusson 72, a glazing contractor who was born in Goldfield in Pinal County, died yesterday in his home, 346 E. University Drive.

He came to Mesa with his family as an infant and settled on an old homesite now occupied by the Mesa Women’s Club. Later, the family farmed 40 acres on N. Hobson.

Mr. Magnusson served the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a mutual improvement president, Sunday school counselor, secretary of the Maricopa Stake high priest quorum and was a member of the First Ward Bishopric.

He was credited with helping the Mezona Dance Hall sponsor Friday night dances a generation ago. He had been in the glass business the past 18 years. Before that he had been employed 32 years for the F.P. Drew and Sons Lumber Co. here.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Mesa 22nd Ward Chapel, at University and N. Mesa Drive. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. tomorrow in Meldrum Mortuary, 52 N. Macdonald, and at the church from noon to services Thursday. Burial will be in Mesa Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife Lettie Mae; two sons, Robert S. of San Francisco and Eldon M. of Mesa; two daughters, Mrs. Nadine Anderson of Mesa and Mrs. Velda Martz of Cincinnati; three brothers, Ray and James, both of Mesa, Ivan of Southgate, Calif.; and a sister, Mrs. Edith Griner of Mesa; 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Arizona Republic
April 4, 1967


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  • Maintained by: Love My Ancestors
  • Originally Created by: Frank Elsberry
  • Added: 9 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66678266
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Magnusson (3 Oct 1894–3 Apr 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66678266, citing City of Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Love My Ancestors (contributor 47233390) .