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Ray Dean Petersen of West Valley City, died Saturday, June 8, 1996 following surgery.

Born February 23, 1908 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the son of Edagar Ray and Martha Smith Petersen. He married Lola Grissom October 10, 1945 in Macon, Georgia. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She preceded him in death October 12, 1995.Ray served in the U.S. Air Force during and after World War II. He was active in his ward as a High Priest, and has faithfully filled many church callings.

He is survived by his brothers and sisters: Nelda P. (Wilmer) Richardson, West Jordan; Rex E. (Ramona) Petersen, Riverton; Willis L. (Margaret) Petersen, Riverton; Robert V. (Jayne) Petersen, Murray; two children from a former marriage: Rayola and Gary, several nieces and nephews and grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 12, 1996 at 11 a.m. at the Granger 14th Ward, 2101 West 3100 So. where friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment: Sunset Gardens. Funeral Directors: Deseret Mortuary.

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