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Dorothy May Peterson

Dorothy May Peterson

Female 1920 - 1999  (78 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has 98 ancestors and 20 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Dorothy May Peterson 
    Birth 23 Jun 1920  Provo, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Initiatory (LDS) 14 Feb 1945  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    FamilySearch ID KWZ9-89B 
    Death 28 Apr 1999  Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial 3 May 1999  Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I46517  mytree
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2024 

    Father John Harry Peterson,   b. 30 May 1895, Park City, Summit, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Sep 1959, Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Estella F Clayton,   b. 22 Sep 1898, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Mar 1983, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 84 years) 
    Marriage 17 Jun 1919  Provo, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charles Brian O'Neil,   b. 1 Nov 1918, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 31 Dec 2008, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 90 years) 
    Marriage 14 Feb 1945  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Living
     2. Living
    +3. Kelly Brian O'Neil,   b. 27 Apr 1957, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Dec 2019, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 62 years)
     4. Marilyn O'Neil
     5. Michael O'Neil
     6. Connie O'Neil
    Family ID F12172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 23 Jun 1920 - Provo, Utah, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInitiatory (LDS) - 14 Feb 1945 - SLAKE Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 14 Feb 1945 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 28 Apr 1999 - Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 3 May 1999 - Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    O'Neil, Charles B b1918 - Peterson, Dorothy M b1920
    O'Neil, Charles B b1918 - Peterson, Dorothy M b1920

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:
      Dorothy Peterson O'Neil, age 78, died April 28, 1998 at her home in Vern a l, Utah. She was born June 23, 1920 in Provo, UT to John Harry and Este ll a Clayton Peterson.

      She spent her early life in Idaho Falls, Idaho and Missoula, Montana whe r e she graduated from Montana County High School. Following graduation f ro m the University of Montana in 1941 she was on the faculty of the Univ ers ity as Acquisitions Librarian for three years. During World War II sh e se rved in the WAVES as a Lt.J.G. in the code room of the Twelfth Nava l Dist rict in San Francisco.She married C. Brian O'Neil of Kaysville, U T on Feb ruary 14, 1945 in the Salt Lake Temple. After the war they move d to Verna l to become distributors of the Salt Lake newspapers in the Ui ntah Basi n for 40 years. In addition they owned and operated the Credi t Bureau o f Vernal for 27 years and she served as President of the Assoc iated Credi t Bureaus of Utah. She was active in community affairs, she w as a membe r of the Selective Service Board, Key Leader in the 4-H progra m and presi dent of the Central School PTA. Teaching and training youth w as importan t to her. She guided her children and their friends for man y years in th e 4-H program and in Cub Scouting or Scouting, for which sh e was awarde d the Silver Fawn (Beaver) Award in 1973. Her life was one o f service, pa rticularly in the LDS Church, as President of the Uintah St ake YWMIA an d of Vernal Third Ward Relief Society, Secretary of the Uint ah Stake an d glines Stake Relief Societies, Secretary of the Vernal Thir d Ward Youn g Women, Stake Cub Scout Director and New Scout Leader. Durin g 1987-88 sh e and her husband served in the Scotland Edinburg mission wh ere he was bi shop of the Inverness ward. They also served a Glines Stak e mission. The y enjoyed traveling and were able to visit many countrie s of the world wh ere they formed friendships that continued with corresp ondence afterward.

      She is survived by her husband C. Brian, of Vernal; children: Peggy (Dar w in) Wareing, Blackfoot, Idaho; Brenda (Kenneth) French, Glendale, CA; M ar ilyn (Preston) Crofts, Westland, MI; Michael (Debra) O'Neil, South Pas ade na, CA; Connie (Gene) Dye, Roy, UT; Kelly (Judi) O'Neil, Vernal, UT . Sh e is survived by 25 grandchildren; a brother, John H. Peterson, Jr , of Bo untiful, UT; and a sister, Arlene Martinn, Wenatchee, Washington . She wa s preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Ruth Romney, Tempe , AZ; an d twin grandsons.

      Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 3, 1999 at 11 a.m. in the G l ines Stake Center, 475 West 100 South. Friends may call on Sunday eveni n g at the Hullinger-Jolley Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. and on Monday fro m 9 :45-10:45 at the Stake Center. Interment will be in the Vernal Memori al P ark under the direction of the Hullinger-Jolley Funeral Home.