LaMar Peterson

Peterson, LaMar Clarence
95, passed peacefully in Tempe, Arizona on November 26, 2013. He was born on October 21, 1918 in Gunnison, UT, to loving parents Clarence and Pearl Peterson. He was preceded in death by his wife Maralene Henry Peterson and his brother Wes Peterson. He is survived by his brothers Gene and Glenn Peterson as well as his three children Ann Chase, Dale and James Peterson. Additionally he is survived by 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. LaMar was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather. His family legacy is represented from Korea, China, Russia, Japan, Romania, and Australia. He entered the United States Air Force in 1939 as a navigator and retired in 1964 as a Colonel. During his wartime service he was awarded the Silver star, the Bronze Star, oak clusters among many others. He was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Funeral was November 29, 2013 in Mesa, Arizona Memories and Condolences may be made by visiting the online obituary guest book at



Funeral Home

Green Acres Mortuary & Cemetery
401 North Hayden Road Scottsdale, AZ 85257
(480) 945-2654

Published in The Arizona Republic on Dec. 15, 2013