Esther M. Petersen, age 72, died Tuesday, January 22, 1991, in a Bountiful care center.

She was born April 3, 1918, in Detroit, Mich., daughter of Christian and Mary Delia Phillips Petersen, Jr. She was an active member of the LDS Church, andserved in many capacities. Served a mission to the Western States. Served during World War II in the WAC. Graduated from BYU. Retired employee of the LDS Church. Served as a volunteer worker at Primary Children's Hospital several years. Very active in softball and volleyball, playing many years in women's leagues in Michigan and during her Army service.Survivors: brothers, Fred W. Teetsell, Marion Oaks, Florida; Harold R. Petersen, Fullerton, Calif.; Harry W. McSwain, Bountiful; Elmer L. Gillett, West Bountiful; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by sisters, Mary Esther Teetsell, Mona Mae Fast, and brothers, Raymond, Randall and Vernon C. Gillett.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 25, 12 noon, at the Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary Chapel, 295 No. Main, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment, Lakeview Cemetery.

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