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Joseph Peterson

Oct 3, 1962 - Feb 4, 2019
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Joseph “Jose” L. Peterson, 56, of Yakima, passed away on February 4, 2019 at Harborview Medical Center, following a tragic accident.  He was born in Yakima, WA on October 3, 1962 to Herman & Sharon Peterson. 
Joe married Patrecia on June 16, 1984 and to this marriage was born 2 children, TJ and Alyssa. Joe spent years as truck driver, most recently for Michelsen Packaging. 
Joe enjoyed fishing on the Columbia River with his life-long friend, Kevin McCormick and golfing at various golf courses throughout the Northwest.  The family vacations around the state were a highlight of his summers.  Joe also enjoyed Memorial Day Weekends spent at Scully’s Gully and time with family & friends.
He is survived by his wife, Trish Peterson, of Yakima, and their children, TJ (Ashley) Peterson, of Ellensburg, and Alyssa Peterson, of Yakima, along with his granddaughter, Brooklyn Darling, and his faithful German Shepherd, Bella.  He is also survived by his sisters, Cindy Myers and Cathy Peterson-Lee, and a large extended family. He is preceded in death by his parents and grandparents. 
A Celebration of Life Service is planned for Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 4:00PM at Brookside Funeral Home (500 W. Prospect, Moxee), followed by a Reception at Yakima Elks Golf & Country Club (318 Golf Course Loop Rd, Selah).  In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions are suggested to Huntington’s Disease Society of America and sent in care of Brookside Funeral Home (PO Box 1267, Moxee, WA 98936), who is caring for the family. 



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Funeral service

Feb 16, 2019: 4:00 pm

Brookside Funeral Home