Peter (Radamac) Zabriskie passed away June 24,2021 at his home in Ephraim.
Pete was born on Nov. 11, 1938 in Mount Pleasant, to Shirley Joseph Zabriskie and Thelma Madsen Zabriskie. He was the sixth of seven children. Pete was born and raised in Ephraim, he loved the people there and the mountains.
Pete had a pretty lively childhood growing up in Ephraim, with the old Ephraim boys, (from the stories he used to tell us.)
He met his true love, Edna at a dance in Moroni. He married Edna Mae Anderson of Chester on Sept. 13, 1956. They would have celebrated their 65th anniversary this September.
Pete loved spending time with his family and friends, most of that time was spent camping and spending time in the hills. He loved to hunt and fish, and he passed all his hunting and fishing secrets and skills on to his three sons, Clive, Gerald and Rick.
Pete spent five years in the Utah National Guard, he and his good friend Doug Clark drove up to Yakima Washington to do basic training. He was a hard worker, He worked for Cox Brothers, Ephraim City, Mont Hermansen and then he retired from the County Road Department.
Pete was always the first to lend a helping hand to whoever needed it. Pete had an old green Willys Jeep, that Jeep knew every road on both the east and the west side of Ephraim.
Pete and Edna have five grandchildren: Jared (Samantha), Jamie (Ernie), Justin (Camille) Cassidy (Brittany) and Jeremy; eight great-grandchildren: Sadie, Kadince, Chandi, Kylie, Adryk, Brody, Alexia and Kazlie. Pete is survived by his wife Edna Mae Zabriskie, sons Gerald (Kathryn) Zabriskie, Mt. Pleasant and Rick Zabriskie, Ephraim; sisters Thelma Anderson, Salt Lake City and Eava Lyn Follet, Manti.
He is preceded in death by his son Clive, parents Shirley and Thelma, mother and father- in-laws Bill and Melba Anderson, step brother Boyden Christensen, brothers Shirley Lowell and Joe Zabriskie and his sister Lucille Simpson.
Services were held Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 1 p.m. at the Ephraim 4th Ward with a viewing prior to services.
The family would like to give a special thank-you to Intermountain Home Health and Hospice for all your loving care of our father.
Also, a special thanks to their ward and neighbors for all the wonderful meals, love and support over the last few months. Online condolences at rasmussenmortuary.com.