Salem – Greg, 51,
died Saturday in Salem. He was born in Stayton and grew up in
the Stayton and Lyons area until moving to Salem in 1998. Greg
worked in the woods all of his life and owned and operated
Greg Petersen Trucking since 1995. He was hard working and
very proud of his sons. Greg loved watching football,
especially the Duck’s and Seahawks, and was a big fan of
Peyton Manning. He enjoyed the ocean, cooking and gardening.
Many evenings, Greg would sit and admire his backyard and the
He married Dorothy
Haught on May 23, 2008 in Salem. Greg is survived by his wife:
Dorothy; mother: Shirley Petersen; sons: Trevan Petersen and
Taylor Petersen; step-children: Monica Gates and Lucas
Cockcroft; sister: Kelly (Rich) Bailey; brothers: Bryan
(Mickey) Petersen; Jayme (Lisa Ponce) Petersen; Rob (Kelly)
Petersen, and Jeremy (Tasha) Petersen; grandson: Jayden
Petersen; 5- step-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews
that he loved very much. Greg was preceded in death by his
father, James Petersen.
A memorial service
will be Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Stayton
Christian Church 189 E. Washington St. Stayton. Serving the
family, North Santiam
Funeral Service, Stayton.