Greg L. Petersen
November 10, 1962 – January 4, 2014

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 stars.

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.

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