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Obituary: Donis A. Peterson

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Our beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Donis (Pete) A. Peterson passed away July 21, 2001.

Born October 16, 1921 in Oakland, California to Katie Belle Warr and Axel Peterson, the first of their two children. His sister, Eileen Harris of Boise, Idaho survives.

Raised in Twin Falls, Idaho, he served in World War II flying B-24s in China. He was also a member of the Flying Tigers. Donis married Jean Boyce in 1945. They later divorced in 1973. They had four children Donna (Dave) Nelson, Kris (Rae) Peterson, Dean (Tiffany) Peterson, Kathy (Ken) Kastner.

In 1982 he married Bessie Schofield and later solemnized their marriage in the Jordan River Temple. He had three stepchildren Gayland (Maria) Moffat, Shauna K. O'Neal and LaNell (Mark) Wiechman. He also had many grandchildren and great-grand-children.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, July 26th at 11 a.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 10600 S. 1700 E., Sandy. Friends may call on Wednesday, July 25th from 6-8 p.m. at Memorial Estates Mortuary, 5850 So. 900 E., Murray.

He will be greatly missed.