Peter Charles Rusher Peter died July 23rd, 2014 at home in bed, Hidden Valley Lake, California Born November 19th, 1950 in Tillamook, Oregon, his family moved to Orick, California where his dad had a gas distributorship and served as Supervisor in Humbolt County. He graduated from McKinleyville High School in '69, then served in the U.S. Army Radio Communications in Vietnam during the war. He was proud to have played on the Hall of Fame College of the Redwoods basketball team, '71-'72. He married and had two boys, living in Santa Rosa, California most of his adult life. He made a living for many years as a propane truck driver. He enjoyed playing softball earlier in life. He loved eating out at restaurants, cooking, spending time with family and friends, and being with his two boys. He will be dearly missed and forever loved. Peter is survived by his son Casey, his son Guy, daughter in law Nichole and grandchildren Conor and Alyssa, his son's mother Lory McLellan, wife Tatyana and daughter Masha and family Hal, Michael, Jon and Emily, Sister Gail, Nephew Jay Christensen and family, the family of the late Jon Christensen , Sister Sandie, and her children Gary and Kelly, dear friends Don Wardrip and Don Lewis of Humbolt County. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 29th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM with a memorial service starting 3:00pm at Daniels Chapel of the Roses, 1225 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa. For information, contact Daniels Chapel of the Roses Funeral Home and Crematory, (707) 525-3730. Please sign the guestbook at www.times-standard.com and click on obituaries.
Daniels Chapel of the Roses
1225 Sonoma Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95402
Published in Eureka Times-Standard from July 26 to July 27, 2014