Michael Peterson

Enumclaw resident Michael Dean Peterson, 52, died Oct. 8, 2011.

He was born June 4, 1959, in Lawton, Okla., to Paul and Josephine (Davis) Peterson. He married Julia McCalla on Sept. 15, 1990, in Madisonville, Texas. He will be remembered as a kind and generous person who helped other people. He loved his family and his dogs and hobbies included remote control helicopters and planes and computers. He retired due to cancer after 26 years of employment in marine electronics.

He is survived by wife Julie Peterson; sons Cody Lee Hood and wife Courtney of Bremerton, Wash., and Jason Michael Peterson and wife Ashley of Meridian, Miss.; daughter Kira Jean Peterson and husband Jesse of Simeton, Texas; sister Patty Peterson of Pasadena, Texas; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Paula Peterson.

A service is planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Weeks Enumclaw Funeral Home.

Remembrances may be made in his name to Great Pyrenees Club of America Rescue Fund at www.nationalpyr.org or to the donor’s choice of charity.

Services were by Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home. All are invited to sign the online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com