Judy Lish Peterson, age 79, of Thatcher, UT passed away from cancer Thursday morning, July 28, 2022 at Bear River Valley Hospital in Tremonton, UT.
She was the twelfth of thirteen children, born on September 13, 1942 to Viola Katherina (Harry) and Lloyd Earnest Lish in Deweyville, UT.
Judy is survived by her son, Lance Errol Peterson; her grandson, Brighton Wesley Steuart; and her siblings Lloyd E. Lish Jr. (Cherri), Ray Earl Lish, Kent Lamar Lish (Sue), Marion Alexander Lish, Karen Sill (Golden Jr.), and an abundance of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Karri Dawn Peterson Steuart; and siblings, Renae Lloyd Lish, J. Harry Lish, Joe Lee Lish, Luella Viola Barlow, Barbara Louise Evans, Jessie May Ball, and Virginia Fay Mitchell.
Judy was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints where she served in various callings over the years and loved singing in the church choir. Judy was also a member of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers.
After raising her children, Judy worked for more than 10 years at Autoliv of Brigham City, UT. Following her retirement, Judy volunteered as a temple worker one day a week in the Brigham City Temple. Judy loved to spend time sewing, quilting, caring for her “feline fur babies”, and spoiling her only grandchild.
Family and friends will be received at a viewing scheduled from 6 PM to 8 PM, Thursday, August 4, 2022 and from 9 AM to 10:15 AM on Friday, at Tremonton 3rd ward chapel (9590 N 6800 W, Tremonton).
A graveside service will be held in Judy’s honor at 11 AM on Friday, August 5, 2022 at Deweyville Cemetery. A lunch will be served for friends and family at 12PM at the Tremonton 3rd ward building.