March 24, 2022
Roy Petersen died peacefully at his daughter's home in Davis, CA at the age of 84. His beloved bride of 57 years Anna was at his side. He was born Roy Eugene Rentfro on December 19, 1936 in Hyannis, Nebraska to Ethel and Roy Rentfro. After Roy's father died unexpectedly in Kimball, NE in 1939, Roy ventured west with his mother and stepfather Thomas Petersen.
Dad went to Burbank Elementary School and was a proud graduate of Hayward High School. He made lifelong friends and loved playing football even after getting his teeth knocked out. He enjoyed catching up at class reunions. He spent his...