Services for Catherine Lynn Peterson,
5, of Nampa, who died Friday, March 15, in a Nampa hospital,
will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, in The Nampa Six Ward Chapel,
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 143 Central
Bishop Kenneth Ashcraft
will officiate. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial
Gardens, Caldwell, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral
Chapel of Nampa.
Catherine was born July
3, 1979, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to K. O'Dell and Lynn
Crummett Peterson. Born 10 weeks early and weighing only
two pounds, nine ounces, she fought for life from her first
breath. She loved swimming and had learned to swim at
age 4. She attended the Initiative Learning Center and
was enrolled in kindergarten at the Assembly of God morning
She was a loving, trusting
child and enjoyed school and playing with her friends.
She participated in the Anita Damian Kennedy School of Dance
and she was an active member of the Nampa Sixth Ward.
She is survived by her parents of Nampa: two brothers,
Christopher and Cortney Peterson, both at home; her maternal
grandparents, Jim and Irene Crummett, of McCall; her paternal
grandparents, Keith and Harriet Peterson, of Nampa; a maternal
great-grandmother, Frances Mayes, of Salt Lake City; several
aunts and uncles, and numerous cousins.
A maternal great-grandfather, Art E. Mayes, preceded her in
The family will meet friends
from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa and
from 9 a.m. until time of services Tuesday at the Nampa Sixth
Memorials may be made to
the Primary Children's Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah, or
flowers may be sent.