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Michael Peterson

October 29, 1951 — September 20, 2017

Michael Grant Peterson "Peter"  passed peacefully on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 at the age of 65 at his home in Magna, Utah. Peter is survived by his loving wife, Jackie of 44 years; children Cody and Chase (Rich) Peterson, Denice (Robert) Hill; Tracy Daniel; Mother Vauna; siblings Cindy (Steve) Trujillo, Diane and Heidi Peterson; Grandchildren Shailee (Thomas) Manning, Tyson Hill, Stryder and Scout Peterson. He is preceded in death by his Father Grant Peterson; Uncle Reid Peterson; Grandparents Clisbee and Alda Lovell, and James and Anna Peterson.

Peter loved hunting, spending time with his family, and going to car shows as well as restoring old cars. Peter was born on October 29th, 1951 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Grant and Vauna Peterson. He graduated from Cyprus High School in 1970 and attended Salt Lake Community College to receive an associate’s degree for welding. He went on to work at the Kennecott refinery for 31 years and at the Salt Lake County Jail for 10+ years in the Maintenance Department. A graveside ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, September 27th at 10:30am at the Pleasant Green Cemetery (9200 W 3500 S, Magna, UT 84044). Luncheon to follow at the Webster Center (8952 W Magna Main St, Magna, UT 84044).

We would like to thank Peter’s lifelong friends for always being there for him.

Rest in peace, Peter. We love you.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Starts at 10:30 am (Mountain time)

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