Obituaries » Richard K Petersen
August 12, 1938 - February 12, 2018
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Richard K. PetersenBRIGHAM CITY – Our loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, Richard Kirk Petersen, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 12, 2018 at his home in Brigham City.He was born on August 12, 1938 in Brigham City, a son of Charles Elmer and Anna Marguerite Anderson Petersen.He graduated from Bear River High School and attended Utah State University.Richard served in the U.S. Air Force and received an honorable discharge.Richard owned and operated a farm for many years in Promontory, Utah, where he grew winter wheat and safflower.After retiring he and his wife spent time exploring the Western Coast. He loved camping, fishing, boating and 4-wheeling in the Arizona desert with his family.He is survived by his wife, Susan: children: Shari, Kirk and Greg; step-children: Chad, Amber and Heidi (Ben); seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren; three sisters, Gay, Toni, and Linda.He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and three sisters.Richard wanted to be cremated and wished no services.Send condolences to www.gfc-utah.com. Entrusted to Gillies Funeral Chapel, Brigham City, 435-723-5236.