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4:03 PM Wed, Sept. 19th

Obituary: John R. Petersen

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.