George William Petersen, age 98, died September 19, 1990 in Ogden, Utah.
Born March 15, 1892 in Huntsville, Utah Territory the son of Jens Peter and Johanna Sophia Backman Petersen. Married Pearl Eva Buchanan on November 5, 1919 in the Manti LDS Temple. High Priest in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.Farmer and laborer working at various jobs and retired from Deseret Chemical in 1959. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and hunting. Disabled American veteran of WW I.
Survived by his wife of Salt Lake City; three sons and three daughters, Pauline (husband Dan) Dawson of Clearfield, Utah; Elliot (wife Beverly) of Salt Lake City; Betty Betz of Tacoma, Washington; Rex of Spokane, Washington; Larry (wife Patricia) of Carson City, California; and Sandra (husband John) Larsen of Ogden, Utah; 20 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and 4 great- great grandchildren. Preceded in death by a son, Harlan K.
Funeral services Thursday, September 27th, at 12 noon, Winder 7th Ward, 4350 South 1100 East, Salt Lake City. Friends may call at the Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Wednesday evening 6- 8 pm, and at the Ward on Thursday one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Huntsville City Cemetery at 3:30 pm.
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