Gerald Elroy Peterson

February 11, 1933September 6, 2018

Our kind and gentle giant, Gerald Elroy Peterson passed away on September 6th 2018 at the age of 85 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Gerald is survived by his loving wife Penny Peterson, and precious children: Kevin, Gerry, Krystal, Cami, Charles, Tim, Tami, and Doug. Gerald will be greatly missed not only by his wife and children, but also by his many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Gerald was a talented photographer for Utah Dept of Transportation and often enjoyed their family farm with his brothers Garth and Keith. Gerald was a devoted member of the LDS church, and served in the bishopric, as well as many other positions. Gerald is preceded in death by his two daughters Patty and Jenny.

The viewing will be held on Monday, September 10th from 6pm to 8pm at Valley View Memorial on 4335 West 4100 South. On Wednesday, September 12th, the viewing will take place at 10am and the funeral will proceed at 11am at the Jordan North 6th Ward Chapel on 4100 South Bangerter Highway.


  • Charles Elroy Peterson, Father
  • Lela Nielsen, Mother

  • Timothy Peterson
  • Buck Peterson
  • Brandon Peterson
  • Doug Mellen
  • Cory Zeman
  • Charles Peterson


  • Viewing Monday, September 10, 2018
  • Viewing Wednesday, September 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Gerald Elroy Peterson

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Tonia and Nate Mccall

September 9, 2018

We want to say how sorry we are for the passing of sweet Gerald. He was such a kind and gentle man. He will be missed by so many. His family is in our prayers.