Berniece Peterson Elgin, age 83, died August 6, 1994 in Salt Lake City.

Born December 29, 1910 in Eureka, Utah, daughter of Martin A. and Mary Schaerrer Peterson. Married Ewell A. Elgin July 19, 1958; he preceded her in death. Member LDS Church. She was a loving mother and grandmother.Survived by daughter, Carol and husband, Manuel Hernandez, Lathrop, Calif.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters and brother, Elayne P. Rich, West Jordan; Margaret Poppe, Sacramento, Calif.; Earl J. (Lucy) Peterson; Madeline (Louis) Minnick, all of Payson. Preceded in death by brother, Mervin H. Peterson.

Graveside services will be held Friday 1 p.m. at the Payson City Cemetery. Friends may call Friday, 10-11 a.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road.

The family expresses gratitude and thanks to the many who have cared for Berniece at the Heritage Bennion Care Center.

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