Originally Published: August 28, 2018 8:10 p.m.
John R. Petersen, 61, a former resident of Prescott, Arizona, was born in Roseburg, Oregon, on Jan, 10, 1957. He passed away on Aug. 17, 2018, in Butte, Montana.
He was a devoted and loving husband and father, a Vietnam veteran of the Navy, and a dear friend to all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Sheila Petersen; his four children, Jennifer Simons, Robin Petersen, John Petersen, and Melissa (Jordan) Marley; 11 grandchildren; and his two brothers, Doug and Victor Petersen.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Information provided by survivors.