Larry A Peterson
Larry Ainer Peterson, 77, of Ephraim, passed away on April 26, 2021 at his home. He was born on November 6, 1943 in Spanish Fork, UT to Ainer Soren and Mary Jane Snow Peterson.
Larry married Cheryl R Bailey on December 2, 1966 in Elko, NV. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Provo Temple. Larry was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he enjoyed serving as a temple worker. He served as a missionary for the Church in the Southern States Mission. Larry received double Master’s Degrees in Social Work and found that to be his lives work. He worked for the State of Utah Prison and also the Vet Center. Larry loved making things with his hands, especially knives and leather boots.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl; children, Matthew (Heather) Peterson, Ephraim; Holly (Jermey) Brand, West Jordan; Beau Peterson, Murray. He is also survived by his sister, Marilyn Stock, 2 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents; sister, Barbara Jane; son, Hank Peterson; brother-in-law, Richard Stock.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in the Ephraim 9th Ward Chapel, 723 South 100 East. Viewing will be held prior to services from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Ephraim Park Cemetery. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com
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