Kay L. Peterson, age 82, passed away September 20, 2013 in Payson. He was born September 23,1930 in Payson to Evan LeRoy and Blanche Peterson. After his father passed away his mother married Wilford (Whit) Daley. Kay married Maxine Steele on October 2, 1948. She passed away in December 1988. He later married Holly Broadhead July 27, 1989.
Kay worked as a brick layer at Geneva Steel for 40 years. He also helped lay brick on many of the LDS churches around the state, helped build Camp Koholowo in Santaquin canyon, as well as building his own home. He played baseball and later was active in little league for many years.
Kay was a member of the Santaquin Fire Department for over 50 years. He loved hunting, fishing, trapshooting and golf. He and Holly traveled to Europe, Russia, Mexico, the Caribbean and most of the United States.
He is survived by his wife Holly, daughters, Wendy Harn, Michelle (George) Frisby; son, Jay (Kathy) Peterson; step-sons, Val (Leslie) Broadhead, Keith (Kim) Broadhead, Chad Broadhead; stepdaughters, Lori Smith and Laurie (Seamus) Ramos; 27 grandchildren, 84 great grandchildren; sister, Donna Shockey, sister-in-law, Clarice Peterson, daughter-in-law, Lori Peterson Bradford. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Maxine, a son, Ryan Peterson, a brother, Berk Peterson, a son-in-law, John Harn, and a brother-in-law, Jack Shockey.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 25th at 11:00 am at the Santaquin Stake Center, 45 South 500 West. Friends may call at the Brown Family Mortuary, 66 South 300 East, Santaquin on Tuesday from 6 to 8 pm and Wednesday at the church from 9:45 to 10:45 am prior to services. Interment, Goshen City Cemetery.
Listen to a recording of the service below: