Services for Keith 0. Peterson, 64,
of Nampa, who died Tuesday, Jan. 6, in the Caldwell hospital
of natural causes, will be held at 1 p.m., Friday at the
Fifth-Seventh Ward Chapel, Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints, Nampa.
Kenneth Wheeler will officiate. Burial will follow in
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, under direction of the
Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Peterson, a retired maintenance supervisor, was born June 20,
1922, at St. Charles, Idaho, to Augustus H. and Ellen Olson
Peterson. He was reared in that area, and graduated from
Fielding High School at Paris, Idaho, in 1940. He served
in the U.S. Navy at Camp Farragut, Idaho.
He married Harriet E. Porter on Oct. 8, 1946, at Twin Falls.
They moved to Nampa where he worked for the J.R. Simplot
Company, and later for the Idaho Concrete Pipe Company for 33
years, retiring in 1984. Since that time he had worked
for the Gooding Farms at Wilder, restoring antique cars.
Mr. Peterson was an avid antique car mechanic and had restored
numerous cars. He also enjoyed spending time at their
cabin at Pine.
He was a member of the
Nampa Fifth Ward, LDS Church; and a member and past president
of the Treasure Valley Model A Club.
is survived by his wife of Nampa; two sons and
daughters-in-law, O'Dell and Lynn Peterson of Nampa, and Randy
and Rhonda Peterson of Caldwell; a son, Danny Peterson of
Nampa ; four brothers, Ezrie Peterson of Fruitland, Leslie
Peterson of Emmett, Elmer Peterson of Nampa, and Lynn Peterson
of St. Charles; three sisters, Erma Stamis of Woodland Hills,
Calif., Goldie Gerhart of Ogden, Utah, and Maythel Zesiger of
Nampa; and five grandsons.
preceded in death by a daughter,. two brothers, two sisters,
and a granddaughter.
Friends may call
today from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel,