Friday, December 26, 2008

Carl Ronald Peterson 1935 - 2008

Carl Ronald Peterson 1935 ~ 2008
Carl Ronald Peterson passed away on December 17, 2008 in Salt Lake City after bravely facing a very aggressive and untreatable illness and has joined his beloved wife Vickie Jamison Peterson in the presence of God.Carl was born in Salt Lake City on May 28th 1935 to his parents Elof and Eva Marie Jensen Peterson. Carl graduated from Davis High School and later earned his MD and PH.D in Neurology, Philosophy, Epidemiology and Psychiatry from the University of Utah and the University of California at Berkley. His accomplished life includes service as an LDS Bishop, volunteering as a Temple tour guide for over 12 years, he was published, he served in and retired from the Armed Services as a Colonel in the Army and a Lieutenant in the Navy. He was the head of the Psychiatric Department at the University of Utah and on staff at LDS Hospital. He later pioneered and headed the Psychiatric Hospital at Oral Roberts University. Eventually he focused his medical practice on Bi-Polar disorder when living in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Carl married Mitzie Wahlen Peterson, later divorced and married Vickie Jamison Peterson. Carl is survived by his children, Christy Schell, Carl, Adam (Sonya), David (Jennifer), Rachel (Steve) Bade, Curt (Susan) and Sean (Lisa), numerous grandchildren and great-grand children. Carl is preceded in death by his parents, siblings and his daughter Mitzie. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 20th at the Grandview Ward, 5017 West Grandview Peak Dr., Riverton, Utah at 10:00 a.m. where friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment will be a Wasatch Lawn South Valley.

No comments: