Pete Denetso

Pete Denetso died peacefully Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at his home in Taylor. He was born June 16, 1931, to Elmer and Margaret Denetso at Lower Greasewood.

Pete and his wife, Nellie Denetso, moved to Taylor, Arizona, in 1952. He started working for Reidhead Stone which became Southwestern Sandstone. He retired after 50 years of working with sandstone. He enjoyed time with his family, friends, and relatives. Tending his livestock was also a big part of his life.

He is survived by his wife, Nellie Denetso; sons Patrick Denetso; Darrell (LaVern) Denetso, Josh, Corey (Zach), Toby; Roland (Sandra) Denetso, Jade and Mackenzie Goodman (Dally), Cody and Jessica (Ryder, Boudroux), Tyler and Shauntay.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Centennial Chapel in Taylor.  Interment will follow the service at the Reed Hatch Memorial Cemetery in Taylor.

Silver Creek Mortuary handled arrangements. To send your condolences to the Denetso family, visit

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