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Ivo Ray Peterson

March 6, 1953 — February 28, 2020

3/6/1953 ~ 2/28/2020

Ivo Ray Peterson: Father, Husband, Friend, Home Teacher, Actor, Director, Designer, Author, Teacher, Counselor, and Judge.

Born: March 6, 1953, in Richfield, Utah to Adrian D and Melba Gledhill Peterson.

Married: Barbara Jane Wichert on December 20, 1974, in the Manti Utah Temple.

Died: February 28, 2020, in Provo, Utah due to complications from an infection.

Children: Nikki Marie Elizabeth, Adrian Douglas (Charity) Peterson, and Mären Christina (Spencer) Wendel.

Grandchildren: Morgan, Warren, Darcy, and Collin Hess; Kairi Peterson, Caleb and Annika Hyer, Archer and Declan Peterson; Amalie, Julia, Peter, and Alia Wendel.

If you want to know more about Ivo, please see the Sanpete Messenger article: “Get up and do the chores” by Suzanne Dean, published June 14, 2018;

Funeral Services: LDS Ward Building, 420 North 200 West, Ephraim, UT Viewing Tuesday, March 3 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Viewing Wednesday, March 4, from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Service Wednesday, March 4, at 11:00 a.m.

Interment Richfield City Cemetery

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