Barbara Luella Harding Petersen, 89, passed away on February 21, 2016 in Logan, Utah. She was born on July 5, 1926 in Orem, Utah to Florence Vilate Backus & Owen Meeks Harding. She was raised in Orem and then moved to Tremonton where she met Nick R Petersen. They were married on September 1, 1950 in Logan, Utah.
She worked at the Tremonton Bank and on their family farm that was located southwest of Tremonton. They moved to North Logan in 1980.
Barbara was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served in various church callings and in the Logan Temple for ten years.
She is survived by her children: Jan Owen Petersen (Shauna), Phil J Petersen (Ruth), Val David Petersen (Susan), Susan Pack (Kevin), Mirian Canfield and Sheryl Christensen (KC); & siblings: John Harding, Jeannette Roberts, Linda Hansen & Gary Harding; 33 grandchildren & 62 great grandchildren.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; husband Nick R Petersen and daughter Ellen Petersen and siblings: Evelyn Harding Rogers, Richard Phil Harding, Shirley Glen Harding, Lawrence L Harding, Wallace Verl Harding and Stephen R Harding.
Funeral services for Barbara will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Tremonton 3rd Ward LDS Chapel (9590 N 6800 W, Tremonton) A viewing will be held at the Tremonton Third Ward building prior to the funeral from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
The family expresses thanks to the staff at the Legacy House Assisted Living Center and Access Homecare.
Interment will be in the Bear River City Cemetery.