Derrell R. Peterson, our beloved husband, father, son and brother, passed away February 4, 1991 in West Valley City, Utah.
Born November 23, 1941 in Glenwood, Utah, a son of Sylvin R. and Virginia Cloward Peterson. Married Gaylene Taylor November 25, 1960 in Monroe, Utah. Marriage later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, June 30, 1971. Member of the LDS Church. He had a great love and admiration for the beauty of this earth, the mountains, lakes and wildlife. Worked for Kennecott Copper Corporation for 26 years.Survived by wife, Gaylene, West Valley City; three sons and two daughters, Mrs. Lynn (Robin) Graham, Taylorsville; Michael and wife, Julie, Magna; Derrell Shawn, Rachel Lyn and Samuel Brett, all of West Valley City; mother, Virginia Peterson; one brother and five sisters, Mrs. Douglas (Geraldine) McInelly, Mrs. Neil (Ilene) Peterson, both of Richfield; Mrs. Elmer (Norma) Winn, West Valley City; Vaughn and wife, Pat Peterson, Kearns; Mrs. Rocky (Carolyn) Taylor, Sutter, California; Erma Lou Peterson, Salt Lake City; one grandson, Dustin Craig Graham. Preceded in death by father, Sylvin Peterson.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 8, 2 p.m. at the Colony Ward, 4251 South 4800 West. Friends may call Thursday, 6-8 p.m. at McDougal Golden Rule Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road, and Friday at the church, 1-1:40 p.m. Interment, Valley View Memorial Park.
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