PETERSON, Ervin 'Kent'
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Born September 4, 1945 in Salem, Oregon. Passed away January 26, 2013 at the age of 67. Preceded in death by parents, Gladys and Ervin L. Peterson. Survived by brother Stephen F. Petterson of Seattle, WA. Kent earned Undergraduate and Master Degrees in Civil Engineering from U. of Maryland. He worked for Kaiser Engineers and the Dept. of the Navy. He was very proud of being an Eagle Scout and built his character on the Scout Motto. He had a deep compassion for the outdoors and the wonders of nature. He was extraordinarily self reliant and lived with his disabilities with dignity and grace. Despite significant challenges, he never complained or critized others. Above all, Kent was a shining inspiration for all who knew and loved him. Special 'Thanks' to all who provided loving care to him at Gramercy Court in Sacramento. The Funeral Service will be held at EAST LAWN MORTUARY CHAPEL at 10: 00 AM on Thursday, January 31, 2013, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento, CA 95841. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in Kent's name preferred to The
, 4600 Roseville Road, Suite 130, Sacramento, CA 95660.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Jan. 30, 2013