Alphabetical Alumni

Peterson, Janet Lynne
3160 Meander Circle
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80917-3500 US

Janet Schwebach
  • Work: (719) 597-9532, (719) 597-6874

Class of 1963. Janet Lynne Peterson. 1963 BYH Senior Class Social Chair. Student Council, F.H.A. President, Pep Club, Seminary 4 years. BYU 1968. Married Gerhard H. Schwebach. @2008

Peterson, Joan [Ida Joan]

Peterson, Joan [Ida Joan]
[Temporarily in Mexico]
1215 Canyon Springs Rd, PO Box 312
Springdale, Utah 84767 US

Joan and Byron Fisher
  • Work: 435-772-5666; 435-772-9660
  • Cell: 435-632-8774
  • Home: 435-772-0555

Class of 1957. Ida Joan Peterson. Varsity Cheerleader. Debate Region, Legislative Forum State, Soph Cheerleader, Dramatic Reading, Childrens Theater, School Play, Spanish Club President, Pep Club, Notre Maison, Ski Club President, Thespians, Chorus, Girls State, I Speak for Democracy, Model U.N., Soph Ball Committee, Senior Hop Committee, Graduation Committee. In 1960, Ida Joan Peterson married M. Byron Fisher, BYH Class of 1955, and they have five children: Debra, Michael, Janae, Shair and Peter. Her parents: Charles Eric "Chuck" Peterson of Ogden, Utah, and Harriet May Robison, married in 1935 in Chicago, Illinois. Owned and operated Chuck Peterson Motors, Provo, Utah, served as an exemplary civic leader. Their children: Charles Eric "Charlie" Peterson (Jan) [BYH Class of 1954] of Montrose, Colorado; Ida Joan Peterson [BYH Class of 1957] (Byron) Fisher of Springdale, Utah; Kent Davis Peterson [BYH Class of 1963] (Diane) of St. George, Utah; and Steven James Peterson [BYH Class of 1967] (Kathy) of Ephraim, Utah. ~ ~ ~ ~ The Fishers are in Mexico City serving an LDS mission until September 2008. @2007 Alternate email for Joan. Alt Email2: cfisherjr@aol.com @2010

Peterson, John

Peterson, John

John Peterson

Circa BYA Class of 1896. John Peterson, age , was a member of the first BYA football team. Source.

Peterson, John C.

Peterson, John C.
Provo, Utah US

John Peterson

BY Academy High School Class of 1890, Brigham Young High School Class of 1907. Faculty. In 1890 John Peterson graduated in Bookkeeping. Source: Utah Enquirer, May 23, 1890. ~ ~ ~ ~ Brigham Young High School, Class of 1907. John C. Peterson. He received a Normal Diploma. Source: Students Record of Class Standings B.Y. Academy, Book 2, Page 136. ~ ~ ~ ~ BYH Class of 1907. John C. Peterson, a Normal graduate. BYU [& BYH] Class of 1907 Listing of BYH Normal, High School, Commercial, Music, Agriculture, and Arts & Trades graduates. Source: Brigham Young University & Normal Training School, Catalogue & Announcements, for 32nd Academic Year, 1907-1908, p. 136. ~ ~ ~ ~ Faculty & Staff. John C. Peterson, Training School, 1908-1909. [Note: It appears that John C. Peterson is one person, however, there is a possibility that the 1890 and the 1907 John C. Peterson may be two persons.]

Peterson, John Webb
3620 S 4700 W
West Haven, Utah 84401-9600

John Peterson
  • Work: (801) 731-0310

Class of 1962. Football, Wrestling, Dramatics, Forensics, Band, Seminary Graduate, Model U.N., Y Club. Alternate address: 8422 Colonial Drive, Stockton, California 95209-2319 @2005. In 2005 there are 5 John W. Petersons in California, and one in Utah.

Peterson, Joseph (1897)

Peterson, Joseph (1897)

Joseph Peterson

BY Academy Collegiate Class of 1897. Joseph Peterson. Received the degree of Bachelor of Pedagogy (B. Pd.) on May 27, 1897. Source 1: The (Provo) Daily Enquirer, May 27, 1897. ~ ~ ~ ~ Source 2: [Name contained in an informal "Cast of Characters" graduation / advertising program of 1897.] ~ ~ ~ ~ Source 3: Students Record of Class Standings B. Y. Academy, Book 1, page 27. ~ ~ ~ ~ Source 4: Program, BYA Exercises Class of ' 97, Normal Department. ~ ~ ~ ~

Peterson, Joseph (1902)

Joseph Peterson

BY Academy Collegiate Class of 1902. Joseph Peterson. Bachelor of Pedagogy (B.Pd.), awarded at Commencement Exercises held on Tuesday Evening, May 27, 1902. He delivered the Invocation and also the Benediction on that occasion. Source: 1902 Commencement Program. BYU Special Collections, UA 1008, Box 1, Folder 2.

Peterson, Josephine

Peterson, Josephine

Josephine Peterson

Class of 1910. Josephine Peterson. Graduated from Brigham Young High School in 1910, in the Normal Department. Source 1: 1910 BYU Banyan, BYH section, list on p. 83. ~ ~ ~ ~ Source 2: Students Record of Class Standings B. Y. Academy, Book 2, page 258. ~ ~ ~ ~ IS THIS? Josephine Peterson was born on October 5, 1888 in Mapleton, Utah. Her parents were August Magnusson Peterson and Emmi Lettie Williams Peterson. She died on November 20, 1947.

Peterson, Judy
1802 Grey Oak Circle
Salt Lake City, Utah 84121 US

Judy Campbell
  • Work: (801) 945-5447

Class of 1970. Judy Peterson. BYU BS Professional Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education & Teaching Certificate x2 1991.

Peterson, Karen
1574 North 950 West
Orem, Utah 84057-2974 US

Karen Child
  • Work: 801-224-3389

Class of 1965 ~ Honorary. Karen Peterson. Married ______ Child.

Peterson, Karl

Karl Peterson

Class of 1954. Karl Peterson. Football, Track, Lettermen, Chorus. ~ ~ ~ ~ IS THIS? Karl Douglas Peterson was born on May 24, 1936 in Salt Lake City, Utah. His parents were Kenneth Jorgen Peterson and Lucille Stewart Peterson. Karl D. Peterson died on September 21, 1988 in Salt Lake City, Utah. His interment, Heber City Cemetery, Utah.

Peterson, Kent Davis
10998 N. Daybreak Dr
Washington, Utah 84780 US

Kent and Diane Peterson
  • Cell: 1-435-467-0077
  • Home: 1-435-673-0691

Class of 1963. Kent Davis Peterson. Football, Baseball, Basketball, Track, Y Club President, Little All State, Sweetheart King, Seminary Graduate, Honor Society, Spanish Club. Married Diane. BYU BS Business Management 1971. ~ ~ ~ ~ His parents: Charles Eric "Chuck" Peterson of Ogden, Utah, and Harriet May Robison, married in 1935 in Chicago, Illinois. Owned and operated Chuck Peterson Motors, Provo, Utah, served as an exemplary civic leader. Their children: Charles Eric "Charlie" Peterson (Jan) [BYH Class of 1954] of Montrose, Colorado; Ida Joan Peterson [BYH Class of 1957] (Byron) Fisher of Springdale, Utah; Kent Davis Peterson [BYH Class of 1963] (Diane) of St. George, Utah; and Steven James Peterson [BYH Class of 1967] (Kathy) of Ephraim, Utah. @2008 ~ ~ ~ ~ Children: Corinne Peterson Mosdell; Wesley Sawyer Peterson. 1997 - Present: Owner, Kent Peterson Investments, St. George, Utah @Aug 2013

Peterson, L. Elmer

Peterson, L. Elmer

Elmer Peterson

Collegiate Grad of BYU, Class of 1930. L. Elmer Peterson. He received a BS Degree in Education in 1930. Source: Annual Record, B.Y. University, Book 10, page 452.

Peterson, LaRene

LaRene Peterson

Faculty & Staff 1960s, including 1963-64 - Journalism Teacher.

Peterson, Larry E.
2232 North Ashbrook Circle
Mesa, Arizona 85213 US

Larry Peterson
  • Work: (480) 964-2537

Class of 1963. Larry E. Peterson. Football, Chorus. BYU BA English 1974. @2008

Peterson, Levi S.

Peterson, Levi S.
Snowflake, Arizona US

Levi Peterson

Class of 1892? Levi S. Peterson was born in 1874 in Lehi, Utah. His parents, immigrants from Sweden, named him Joseph after the founder of Mormonism. He passed a bucolic childhood in Lehi and graduated from Brigham Young Academy with the equivalent of a modern high school diploma. He married Amanda Andelin, also of Swedish descent, and they became the parents of six children. In 1898, he was called on a church teaching mission to establish a high school curriculum in a stake academy in Snowflake, Arizona. In September of that year, he traveled via the Union Pacific from Provo to Barstow and there caught the Santa Fe for Holbrook, Arizona, the seat of Navajo County. He was conveyed by wagon to Snowflake, thirty miles south. Amanda waited several months for the birth of their first child before she followed. On the thirty mile trek to Snowflake, they passed through only one village, Woodruff, where lived a six-year-old girl who would become his second wife. His road was no more than a wagon track. There were no power lines, no pavements, no billboards, no service stations. Cattle grazed the juniper-covered hills, and it's possible he saw cowboys from the large Hashknife cattle outfit. There were no fences, and the animals of lesser owners mingled with those of the Hashknife outfit on an open range where private and public lands were indistinguishable. In time he came over a final hill and there was Snowflake, an oasis of eighty or ninety houses, mostly of simple pioneer construction. Nearby were fields, green with late crops or yellow with harvested stubble, and beyond them, the verdant, tree-lined course of Silver Creek. Levi Peterson found a place to board and took up the duties of principal and teacher at the academy. Assisted by other teachers, he instituted the first year of high school for a group of young people ranging in age from fourteen to twenty-one. It appears he was instantly popular, having a natural dignity and eloquence and an intuitive moral harmony with a frontier town thirsty for the cultivated graces. From the beginning they called him Professor Peterson and would go on doing so throughout his life, despite the fact that he would take a number of furloughs from teaching. Even now, fifty years after his death, I meet people in Snowflake who still call him Professor Peterson. Not long before Peterson's arrival, the American Indians of the region had become reservation dwellers and wards of the U.S. government, and their primitive culture had already begun to show signs of receding. The majority of them still lived in wickiups, hogans, and rough stone pueblo houses of prehistoric pattern. They hunted, gathered berries and seeds, and practiced primitive agriculture, yet they had also begun to raise sheep and cattle and to depend on rations distributed through governmental agencies. They practiced both traditional and newly learned handicraft, silver smithing, rug weaving, basket making, pottery making, kachina carving, boot and saddle making, and so on. They bought ready-made clothes from traders or sewed colorful shirts, blouses, and skirts from velvet and calico acquired from the same source. Professor Peterson wanted to become an anthropologist. He attended his first Hopi snake dance in August 1899, at either Walpi on First Mesa or Mishongnovi on Second Mesa, where it is known that snake dances were held that year. He traveled by wagon in the company of Homer Bushman, a part-time Mormon missionary to the Indians. This was the first of many times Peterson crossed the Painted Desert. Peterson's interest in anthropology led him, when the term of his teaching mission ended in the spring of 1903, to leave Snowflake and enter the University of California at Berkeley. In 1903 Berkeley was a small, beautiful city uncorrupted by the congestion that makes the Bay Area so unpleasant today. Peterson enrolled in classes during the summer and fall of 1903 and the spring and summer of 1904. His courses included history, English, French, Spanish, German, education, philosophy, botany, mineralogy, geology, and anthropology. His principal instructor and academic adviser was an assistant professor, Alfred L. Kroeber, fresh from Columbia with a Ph.D. taken under a luminary of American anthropology, Franz Boas. Among the earliest excavators retained by Kroeber was Professor Peterson, who engaged in extensive digging in northern Arizona following his unplanned return to that arid region. Early during the fall session of 1904, Peterson withdrew from a full schedule of courses, citing ill health in his petition to the university for honorable dismissal. He and Amanda made plans to return, not to Arizona, but to Utah. On the eve of their departure came a telegram from the stake president in Snowflake, asking Peterson to resume his post as principal and teacher in the academy. So they returned to northern Arizona, abandoning forever all notion of living elsewhere. The summers of 1906, 1907, and 1908 found Professor Peterson excavating prehistoric ruins along the creeks and dry washes of central Navajo County and shipping artifacts and skeletons to Kroeber in California. He surveyed ruins over an area extending as far north as Winslow and as far south as Showlow, concentrating within about a ten-mile radius of Snowflake. The map he drew shows some 40 ruins of varying size and importance, of which he excavated 10. Most of the ruins were near water courses that are now dry and perhaps were intermittent even in the period of occupancy, since primitive agriculture favored sandy wash bottoms which tend to hold subsurface moisture late into the summer. Fallen walls, stoneware, and pottery shards made the ruins easy to find. An array of petroglyphs decorated nearby sandstone cliffs. In 1909, supposing his health would be better if he abandoned the schoolroom and went into ranching, Peterson moved his family onto a homestead at Lakeside, a hamlet situated in a pine forest a mile or two north of the Mogollon Rim. Ironically, the next year finances forced him to return to the classroom, and each weekend for the following four years, until the homestead had been proved up, he commuted the thirty miles between Lakeside and Snowflake on the back of a trotting horse. Once the homestead was secure, Peterson ran for county school superintendent and was elected. He bought a used Model T, and for six years, the family now complete with six children spent winters either in Snowflake or Holbrook and returned each summer to the ranch at Lakeside. Then in August, 1919, came the stunning blow of Amanda's death from typhoid. The next winter Peterson collapsed with the flu and lay prostrate for months in a rented room in Snowflake. The next summer he returned to the ranch, and for a year he and his six children, three of whom were young adults, lived a hand-to-mouth existence on such produce as the stony soil of the ranch offered. Then Peterson was elected to the office of county supervisor and began to correspond with another young lady, who had two daughters by a previous marriage. They married in August of 1924, she at thirty-one and he at fifty. Setting out bravely with an instant family composed of his three younger children and her two, they quickly added five more sons. In 1924 Peterson returned to the classroom in what was now a public high school. His subject was English, rather than the science and math he had formerly taught, and under the stimulus of the grand masters of English and American literature, he underwent a personal renaissance in the humanities, discovering that he himself had some flair for poetry. Conceding to his second wife's wish to live in Snowflake, he deeded the ranch at Lakeside to Amanda's children, and he and his new wife bought a fifty-acre farm near Snowflake. He lived to farm it for only a few years after his retirement from teaching, for he died of cancer in June, 1943. At his funeral, a male quartet sang "The Teacher's Work Is Done," a Mormon hymn first sung at the funeral of Karl G. Maeser, the former president of Brigham Young Academy who had recommended Peterson's call to Arizona. Levi Peterson had taught a total of thirty years, and, that's how people would remember him, as a teacher, a formal medium for the rapid transfer of the rudiments of Euro-American culture to ever new generations of the young and uninformed.

Peterson, Lillian

Peterson, Lillian

Lillian Peterson

Class of 1923. Lillian Peterson. She received a BYH Normal Diploma in 1923. Source: Annual Record, B.Y. University, Book 10, page 452.

Peterson, Linda
5280 South Meade Street
Littleton, Colorado 80123-1744

Linda and Dennis Harrison
  • Work: (303) 795-5077

Class of 1967 ~ Honorary. Linda Peterson. Attended BY Junior High School. BYU BS Educational Psychology 1974. Married Dennis R. Harrison.

Peterson, Lucile

Peterson, Lucile

Lucile Peterson

Classes of 1919 and 1920. Lucile Peterson. She graduated from Brigham Young High School in 1919. Source: 1919 BYU Banyan yearbook, BYH section, pages 61-74. ~ ~ ~ ~ Class of 1920. Lucile Peterson. She received a BYH Business Diploma in 1920. Source: Annual Record, B.Y. University, Book 10, page 226.

Peterson, Lydean
69 Heritage Blvd.
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada TIK 6T8 CA

Lydean and Kirk Klovansky

Class of 1954. Lydean Peterson. Her parents are Clifford "M" Peterson and Fauntella Russell Peterson. Lydean married Kirk James Klovansky. Kirk James Klovansky and Lydean Peterson Klovansky have two children: Curtis James Klovansky, and Shelley Dean Klovansky.

Peterson, Margaret

Peterson, Margaret
Provo, Utah US

Margaret Peterson

Faculty & Staff. Margaret Peterson, Training School, 1897-1898.

Peterson, Mary Deane

Peterson, Mary Deane
Provo, Utah US

Mary Deane Gilbert-Clark-Andrew

Faculty and Staff, 1947 to 1951. She taught Physical Education and Health & Core (English). HER OBITUARY: Mary Deane Peterson Gilbert Clark Andrew passed away peacefully on April 13, 2006 at her home overlooking the Provo Temple. Mary Deane was born March 29, 1920, the 9th child and 7th daughter of James Morton Peterson and Louisiana Carie Heppler in Richfield, Utah. In her early years, she attended school in Richfield, Utah, high school in Houston, Texas and Boise, Idaho. In 1941, she graduated from Brigham Young University with a major in physical education. While there, Mary Deane was active in student government as a class officer and president of the social unit O.S. Trovata. In her senior year, Mary Deane married her college sweetheart and captain of the BYU football team, Arthur Gene Gilbert, in the Utah Salt Lake Temple. Art later coached football at Springville High School. He became a Lieutenant JG in the Navy during World War II, during which time they lived on Coronado Island, California where their first son, Paul Ensign Gilbert [BYH Class of 1961], was born. Later they moved to Provo where Art was employed by the BYU football program. A daughter, Lark Gilbert [BYH Class of 1964], was born a few months before her father's death from leukemia June 3, 1947, in Provo, Utah. After her husband's death, Mary Deane taught at Brigham Young High School from 1947 to 1951. On December 20, 1950 she married Dr. Harold Glen Clark in the Arizona Mesa Temple and became mother to his five children and her two children. Her eighth child, Rebecca Clark [BYH Class of 1971], was born in 1953. Mary Deane and her husband were called as the first president and matron of the newly constructed Utah Provo Temple from 1971 to 1976. Mary Deane was the initiator of the temple schedule that is still in use today in temples throughout the world. From 1978 to 1979, they served an eighteen-month diplomatic mission to Sri Lanka. During their service, the LDS Church was officially recognized in that country for the first time, the Book of Mormon was translated into Singhalese, and microfilming of birth and death records was begun. Upon their return, Harold Glen Clark suffered a massive stroke and Mary Deane took care of him faithfully and lovingly for five years. He passed away March 2, 1984. She subsequently married Glenn Andrew in the Utah Provo Temple September 17, 1986. He passed away May 18, 2004. Mary Deane was a faithful lifetime member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, having held many responsible positions, among them Relief Society ward and stake president and Relief Society president of the first stake formed at Brigham Young University. She was honored as a recipient of the 1992 Brigham Young University Alumni Service to Family Award. She is survived by her children: Mary Louise Clark [BYH Class of 1952] Perry (Bob) serving in the Armenia Yerevan mission; Donald Driggs Clark (Mary); Virginia Lynn Clark [BYH Class of 1960] Callister (Reed); Paul Ensign Gilbert [BYH Class of 1961] (Susan); Joseph William Clark [BYH Class of 1962](Marilee); Lark Gilbert [BYH Class of 1964] Cheesman (Doug); and Rebecca Clark [BYH Class of 1971] Knudsen (Kurt); forty-five grandchildren (three deceased) and numerous grandchildren. One daughter, Carol Jean Clark [Springville HS '48] Ottesen (Sterling) recently preceded her in death. She is also survived by five children and many grandchildren from her marriage to Glenn Andrew: LaDeane Edwards (Ray, deceased), Glenda Shumay (Gary), Douglas Andrew (Sharee), Diana Thornton (Duane, and Patrice Ringger (Michael). One son, Sherman (Susan) preceded her in death. She is also survived by her sister and best friend, Bobette Peterson Johnson (Glendon). Mary Deane, who lived the scriptural admonition, "Be still and know that I am God" will be greatly missed for her exemplary life. A time of commemorating this remarkable lady's life for family and friends will be held on Monday evening, April 17, 2006, from 5-7 p.m. and Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Hillside Chapel, 2000 North 1500 East in Provo. Funeral services are under the direction of the Walker Sanderson Funeral Home in Orem and will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at 11 a.m. at the Hillside Chapel. Interment will be held in the Murray City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.walkerfamilymortuary.com [Provo Daily Herald, April 15, 2006.]

Peterson, Mary Ellen

Peterson, Mary Ellen
12481 N. 71st Drive
Peoria, Arizona 85381-9510 US

Mary Ellen & Robert Terry
  • Work: 623-486-1567

Class of 1962. Mary Ellen Peterson. Student Body Secretary. Mary Ellen Peterson. Dramatics, Forensics, Seminary Graduate, Pep Club, Hi-Steppers, Honor Society, Newspaper, Soph Class Secretary, Junior Class Secretary, Utah Savings & Loan Scholarship. BYU 1967. ~ ~ ~ ~ Married Robert L. Terry, BY High Class of 1958. Six children, 13 grandchildren [2005]. Utah resident until 1989. Relocated to Arizona where Joe Clark (BY High Class of 1962) became our bishop. Also live in same ward as Susan Fuhriman Farley (BY High Class of 1964). We get together and talk about the good old days. I am an elementary school secretary, planning to retire in June, 2006. I would love to hear from any of my classmates. [Note: Email sent to terrytribe1@msn.com is being returned unopened 2007.]

Peterson, Mary Louise

Mary Peterson

Class of 1946 ~ Honorary. Mary Louise Peterson. Her name and photograph appear with the senior class in the 1946 Wildcat yearbook, but her name does not appear on the graduation list in the 1946 Graduation Program.

Peterson, Melba

Peterson, Melba

Melba Peterson

Class of 1922. Melba Peterson. Source: 1922 BYU Banyan yearbook, BYH section.

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