Andrew Raymond Peterson of Quesnel, B.C. passed away at his home on October 22, 2004.
A service for Andrew was held on October 27 at Clayton’s Funeral Home with Teri Meyer officiating. Interment followed at the Quesnel and District Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Don Dobbs, Bill Hohmann, Alan Lane, Wayne Lowe, Rod Peterson and Bill Webster.
Andrew was born on June 28, 1920 at Spirit River, Alberta. He spent his early life farming and logging.
He married Florence Peterson in December 1941 in Quesnel, B.C. They lived in the Quesnel area for more than 70 years.
Andrew spent many years farming, logging and doing equipment repair. After retirement he spent many enjoyable hours wood crafting.
He is survived by his wife Florence, children Kathie (Bruce), Elaine (Fred), Chris, Art and Lyn, sisters Doreen (Pete) and Annette (Jim), eight grandchildren, 11 great grandsons, one great granddaughter, step grandchildren, as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Donations in Andrew’s memory may be made to the Quesnel & District Palliative Care Ass. or B.C. Kidney Foundation.
Many special thanks to Dr. Fine, the Homecare nurse, Carol, Women’s Hospital Auxiliary and to the many friends and family who have been there to support us at this time.