Larry Odell Petersen


Larry Odell Petersen, age 82, Oneida County resident, passed away on 18 July 2019 due to complications from pneumonia.

Larry was born on April 27, 1937 in Grover, Wyoming to Lawrence and Helen Petersen. He grew up and was educated in the Wyoming/Utah area, graduating from Davis High School.

He married the love of his life, Lynda Adams, on October 21, 1955 in Layton, Utah.

His work occupation was a truck driver; but his life occupation was being with Lynda and doing anything having to do with traveling, exploring the outdoors, camping, fishing, and gardening.

Larry is survived by his daughter, Terri (John) Goodman, and son, Mark Petersen, both of Malad; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Linda (Merlin) Fielding; two brothers-in-law, Dennis (Jackie) Adams and Keith Adams, all of Utah; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lynda; and his oldest daughter, Toni.

Per his request, there will be no formal service.

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