Michael Frederick Peterson, 56, passed away at his home on May 18, 2013. He was born March 19, 1957 in Provo, to Andrew Kay Peterson and Phyllis Maurine Ludvigson Peterson. He married Julie Ann Ball in 1979 and together they raised two sons; later divorced.
Mike enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, camping, and spending time with his family. He loved woodworking and NASCAR. Most of all, he loved his grandchildren.
Mike is survived by his two sons, Michael (Carrie), and Brandon (Ashlee); mother, Phyllis Golden (Gary); grandchildren, Weslee, Saige, Raighlee, and Dallon; brothers, Andy, Lloyd, Lonnie, Quinn, and Kyle; sisters, Kenna Lake, Elda Peterson, Kaeleen Huff.
Preceded in death by his father, Andrew Peterson; cousin, Wayne Montague; grandmother, Bula Montague; brother-in-law, Billy Durham.
A viewing will be held Thursday, May 23, from 10 a.m. to Noon at Noah's Reception Center, 644 North 2000 West, Lindon, UT, followed by a Graveside Service beginning at 12:45 p.m. in the Spanish Fork City Cemetery, 420 East 400 S., Spanish Fork.
Funeral Directors: Utah Valley Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.uvfuneral.com.
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