Richard Petersen turns 80 on Dec. 23rd. He was born and raised with his two brothers and three sisters in Brigham City, Utah.
He married his wife Dorothy in 1964 and together they raised five chidren: Jenny, Jeffrey, Jamie, Jodi and JanaKay.
They have 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Richard proudly served in the Army Reserve for 35 years. He enjoys helping others by serving friends,neighbors and family.
His birthday will be celebrated at an open house for friends and family. Sunday, December 22nd at Jeffrey's home in Syracuse.