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Austin D. Peterson

February 25, 2002-May 15, 2017

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POSTED May 22, 2017 5:03 p.m.
Austin D. Peterson

Austin D. Peterson

Austin D. Peterson, 15, passed away Monday evening on May 15, 2017. He was struck by an ACE train while riding bicycles with his friend.
   Austin was born February 25, 2002 in Modesto, CA. He was a freshman at Sierra High School in Manteca, known to his friends as “Smiley”. Smiley played football, basketball and baseball for the Timberwolves. Austin had a HUGE heart for his family and friends.
   He is survived by his mother and step-father, Kristie and Matt Tate, his father Demeterious Peterson, two sisters Alexus and Jazmyne, along with his extended family of great-grandparents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins.
   Viewing will be held May 23, 2017 at Park View Memorial Chapel, Manteca. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on May 24, 2017 at Calvary Community Church, Manteca. The Smiley Scholarship Fund for the Class of 2020 has been set-up. Additional information may be found at

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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