Peter John Petersen


PETER JOHN PETERSEN, known as Johnny, passed away on May 10th, 2004 at 1:30 am in his sleep at Parkview Place in Enderby at the age of 94 years. Born in Denmark in 1909, lived in Strathmore, Alberta, where the family owned Strathmore Cold Storage Locker for over 50 years. Moved to Grindrod, BC in 1991 and then lived in Parkview Place after a stroke for 11 years. Johnny was predeceased by his wife Louise in 1983 and son William (Bill) Petersen in 1988 and daughter-in-law Edie Petersen in 1994. Survived by his wife Viola Petersen, daughter Marilyn Patton, seven grandchildren: Darrel, Deen, Steven, Kristen, Vance, Ken, and Lynn. Stepsons Richard and Robin in Alberta, stepdaughter Joyce (Dan) Seip in Grindrod and also other step-grandchildren. We will all miss Johnny, as he was everyone’s friend where ever he lived. Being a Butcher all his life, he met lots of people. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, May 20th, 2004, at 2:00pm at Parkview Place, Enderby. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Arrangements entrusted with FIRST MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICES, Kelowna, BC. 250-762-2299.

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