James Vernon "Vern" Petersen

 

October 17, 2019

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James Vernon "Vern" Petersen

James Vernon "Vern" Petersen, 96, of Rock Springs passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Petersen died peacefully in his sleep.

He was born Aug. 15, 1923, in Omaha, Neb., the son of Charles C. and Virginia Finlayson Petersen. 

Petersen attended schools in Green River and was a 1941 graduate of the Green River High School. He also attended and graduated from the University of Wyoming with an Education Degree in 1950.

He married Betty Jane Strong in Laramie Sept. 2, 1955, and she preceded him in death May 21, 2...



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