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Allen J. Peterson
June 4, 1918 – November 17, 2012

Stayton – Allen, 94, died November 17 in Stayton. He was born in Ferdinand, ID. Allen grew up in Idaho, living in Washington, Salem and Keizer before moving to Stayton 15 years ago. He served in the US Air Corps during WWII. Allen worked as a heavy equipment operator all his life and drove fuel tanker trucks for 20 years. He was a member of the Mason’s and DAV. Allen enjoyed fishing, woodworking, tinkering, and fixing and repairing things.

He married Beverly Bastion on April 15, 1972 in Reno, NV. Allen is survived by his wife: Beverly of Stayton; children: Jim Peterson of Salem, Gerry Peterson of Salem and Charlene Aron of Randall, WA.; three step-children; 15 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by daughter, Lorna and one brother.

No services will be held at his request. Contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.


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