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Information for Danny Ransom Peterson
2 November 1957 - 7 June 1995
Obituary from the Idaho Press-Tribune
10 June 1995
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Danny Peterson

     Danny Ransom Peterson, 38, of Nampa, died Wednesday, June 7, 1995, at a Boise Hospital of natural causes.  Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 12, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Stake Center, 1500 Smith Avenue in Nampa, with Bishop J. Hyde Stauffer, officiating.  Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, under the direction of Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Danny was born Nov. 2, 1957, in Nampa, the third son of Keith and Harriet Porter Peterson.  He was raised and educated in Nampa, graduating from N.H.S. with the class of 1975.  He then attended Ricks College.  He was an active member of the Boise Eighth Ward L.D.S., a singles ward.  He served an L.D.S. Mission in San Diego.
    Danny had a great love for music and played with the Treasure Valley Concert Band, BSU Jazz Band and the Kings of Swing at different times.
    Danny learned the trade of brass instrument repair from Dave Sevy in Idaho Falls.  He operated his own business in Boise for several years and was working for Dunkley Music at the time of his death.  Danny was loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him, especially his nephews and nieces.  He loved them and his special friend, Christine, a great deal.
    Danny is survived by his mother, Harriet Peterson of Nampa, two brothers, O'Dell and his wife Lynn Peterson and their children, Chris, Cortney, Clark & Carley of Nampa; Randy Peterson and his children, Keith and Jason, of Caldwell.
    He was preceded in death by his father, a sister who died in infancy and a niece.
    Memorials may be made in Danny's name to the L. D. S. Missionary Fund; c/o Bishop J. Hyde Stauffer, 1023 Winther Blvd., Nampa, 83651, or flowers may be sent.
    Family will receive friends from 8 to 9 p.m. Sunday or 1 1 after 1 p.m. at the church on Monday.


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