Marilyn Elizabeth Perry Peterson, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family December 27, 2019 in West Valley City, Utah. She was born January 8, 1935 to Robert A. and Helen Adamson Perry in Nampa, Idaho. Marilyn married Presciliano Garcia 1954 and later they divorced in 1973. She then married Gifford Peterson in 1975 he later passed away 1996.
She was raised in Garfield and attended Webster Elementary and Cyprus High School. Marilyn’s greatest joy was family gathers and grandchildren. She loved camping, fishing and playing Yahtzee with her friends. Marilyn shared a birthday with her great granddaughter, Angelina and Elvis Presley.
Marilyn was survived by her children; Lynn Garcia, Andrea (John) Martinez, Christine (Sandy) Garcia, 8 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren, stepchildren; Jeff, Cindy, Bonnie, Julie, 18 step-grandchildren
Preceded in death by husbands, parents, brother, Bobby, granddaughter, Trina, great grandchildren; Isabell, Braydon, Kiarra, Riley, Wayne, stepson, Gordan.
The family would like to thank the hospice Nurses Erika and Sara as well as the staff at Hunter Hollow for her care. And a special thanks to granddaughters Shelby, Mary, and Nel for taking her communion every Sunday.
Mass of Christian burial will be held 10 am December 31, 2019 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2840 South 9000 West, Magna. There will be visitation 9-9:45 am prior to services. There will also be the Rosary Recited 6:30 pm Monday at the church and a viewing 5-6:30 pm prior to the Rosary.
Interment: Valley View Memorial Park. For more information go to www.peelfuneralhome.com