Gary Wayne Petersen

March 13, 1941 - September 2, 2020


Gary Wayne Petersen passed away on September 2, 2020. He was born on March 13th 1941 in Seattle, Washington. He graduated from Highline High School in 1959, where he met the love of his life, Adele Ann Norman. They married on April 3rd, 1960 and just surpassed 60 years of marriage. In 1941 Gary’s father Oral Petersen and Mary Lopan-Petersen started their business Pete’s Towing.  After the death of his father “Oral Petersen in 1962, Gary and his mother continued the family business. Throughout the years Gary himself proclaimed and grew his company to what it is today. He was an established leader and mentor in the towing industry, and dedicated his life, hard work and devotion to his business “Pete’s Towing”.  Gary’s other ambitions in life we’re hunting, fishing and boating.  He is survived by his wife Adele. Three daughters Cindy, Carol, Cathy and his son Gary Jr. his sister Karalee Rae. He had 8 grandchildren and 8 Great grandchildren.

Gary will be laid to rest at Washington Memorial Cemetery on Sunday September 13th 2020 in SeaTac, Washington. Public can pay their respects from 9:00am to 11:00am. Followed by a private service for the family.

Time: Sep 13, 2020 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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