Chikudo Jerome Petersen
Jerome Petersen / Chikudo Genki
June 12, 1928 – December 12, 2010
Jerome Petersen, who came to Sokoji Temple in San Francisco’s Japantown in 1961 when Suzuki Roshi was there and lived at Tassajara, Green Gulch, and for several years at City Center, died on Sunday, December 12, of heart failure. He was shuso at Tassajara in 1976.
Jerome received Dharma Transmission from Tenshin Reb Anderson, who will officiate at the funeral ceremony.
Funeral – Life Celebration Ceremony for Jerome Petersen
Saturday, February 5, 3 pm
San Francisco Zen Center
300 Page Street
Please contact the City Center office at 415-863-3136 for more information.
Interview with Jerome Petersen at cuke.com (12-12-2010)