Peter Jess Ward


Peter Jess Ward, 33, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018, from injuries sustained in a fatal truck accident. He was born February 7, 1985, in Logan, Utah, to Richard and Helen Wayman Ward. He graduated from Malad High School in 2003.

Peter married Jia Su in 2016. They later divorced. For many years he helped Donald Hess with his lawn mowing business. He loved music and enjoyed playing drums in the high school pep band. He also participated in Scout and 4-H activities. Pete enjoyed games and movies and looked forward to family activities..He loved riding horses and helping with cattle round-ups. Peter treasured his lifelong friends and was happy for their successes. .He had a pleasant personality and accepted his challenges with Myotonic Dystrophy with grace and dignity.

Peter is survived by his mother, Helen, his brother James Ward of Malad, ID, and four sisters: Elizabeth (Terry) Kealamakia of Kaysville, UT, Melissa (John) Sorenson of St. George, UT, Catherine (Stan) Makaafi of Denver, CO and Rachel (Kris) Blanch of Idaho Falls, ID, and many loving uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Allen Ward and his brother, John Ward.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 12 noon at the Malad LDS Stake Center, 1250 North 1100 West, Malad, Idaho. A viewing will be held on Friday, August 17 from 7 to 9 pm and on Saturday, August 18, from 10:30 to 11:30 at the Stake Center. Burial will follow in the Malad City Cemetery.

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