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Lawrence John Peterson


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Lawrence John Peterson Obituary
Lawrence John Peterson (Jack), of San Leandro, CA, passed away at the age of 83 on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. He was born in Lodi, CA to the late Dr. Lawrence J. Peterson and Miriam (Minton) Peterson on March 1, 1935.
Jack grew up on E. Pine St. in Lodi with his parents and four siblings. During his younger years Jack enjoyed playing sports, hunting, and participating in 4H for many years. After graduating from Lodi High School, Jack attended UC Davis in the animal husbandry program. It was during this time, at UCD, that he met the love of his life Bonnie Jean Wolfsen. A courtship ensued, and Bonnie and Jack were married on August 5th 1956. After serving in the National Guard, they eventually settled in San Leandro, where they raised their family. Jack was a supervisor for Del Monte Corp. for 34 years, where he cultivated many friendships.
Jack enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was always an attentive father, making sure that he was able to attend all of the children's events/activities. Jack's own hobbies included poker night with the neighbors, duck hunting in Gustine, and playing golf whenever he got the chance.
Jack will always be remembered as a devoted husband, awesome dad, fun loving brother and uncle, and a wonderful man, he will be missed!
Jack is survived by his son, Matt Peterson and his daughter-in-law, Ann, of Sutter Creek, CA; sisters, Lea Henderson and Susan Peterson; brother, Bill Peterson; and granddaughters, Becky and Rachel. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie, son Mark; daughter Sally; and brother Dr. Jim Peterson.
There will be no services. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.danerimortuary.com and signing the guest book.
Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from Jan. 10 to Jan. 17, 2019
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