Elmer Walter (Tugs) Peterson died September 19, 1998 in Tooele, Utah.

Tugs was born April 7, 1910 in Ophir, Utah the son of Frank William and Carolina Holmlund Peterson. He married his eternal sweetheart, Elenora Johnson, Dec. 14, 1933, later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple Dec 14, 1955.Tugs retired from Tooele Army Depot and also worked at Anaconda Copper and the Barrick Mercur Mine until he was 84.

Tugs is survived by his son, Wayne (Sandra) Peterson, daughters, Doris (Eldon) Koford, Karla (Fred) Christensen, and Noreen Whear.

He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren, a brother, Boyden and a sister, Rose Dunlop. Preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife, and brothers, Willard, Carl, and Paul, sister Vivian, and granddaughter Julie Koford Young.

Funeral services will be held on Wed, Sept. 23, 1998 at 1 p.m. in the Tooele North Stake Center 583 No 270 East. Family and friends may call one hr prior to the services at the church. Burial will be at the Tooele City Cemetery. Services under the direction of Tate Mortuary.

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