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Harry A. Peterson

August 3, 1924 ~ August 23, 2019 (age 95)

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Harry A. Peterson, 95, of Prineville passed away on Friday August 23, 2019.  There will be a graveside service held on Friday August 30, 2019 at Juniper Haven Cemetery (1555 N. Main Street) at 10:00 AM.  To offer the family your condolences please go to

Harry was born on August 3, 1924 to Angel A. and Frieda (Rhur) Peterson in Bend, Oregon.  He attended school in Bend, graduating from Bend High. 

During Harry’s career he worked in management for trucking firms for the most part.    He married Vivian Irene Hollenbeck on June 18, 1943 and they had three children; Garry, Sharon and Ernie.

Harry enjoyed hunting, fishing, dancing, camping with friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his wife of almost 72 years Vivian Irene Peterson, his father Angel Peterson, his mother Frieda Peterson and daughter in law Barbara Peterson.

Harry is survived by his 3 children; Garry L. Peterson, Sharon A. Schaedler and Ernie L. Peterson, eight grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and twelve great-great grandchildren.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Prineville Band of Brother’s through Whispering Pines Funeral Home – 3168 NE 3rd Street – Prineville, Oregon  97754                           541-416-9733                        

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Graveside Service
August 30, 2019

10:00 AM
Juniper Haven Cemetery
1555 N. Main Street
Prineville, OR 97754

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