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Michael L. Peterson

1965 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Michael L. Peterson Obituary
November 2, 1965 - November 27, 2015 It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Michael Peterson on November 27, 2015 at the age of 50. Michael was born November 2, 1965 in Longview, WA to proud parents Marvin and Judith Peterson. At age 14 he began working for the family business, Cala Foods, in San Francisco. While he helped in the family stores, he attended Aragon High School in San Mateo, CA. When he wasn't busy at school or work, he was involved in life training programs such as the San Diego Boating Academy and the San Mateo Harbor Patrol. He became very interested in acting and modeling, he eagerly attended workshops and sought out apprenticeships wherever possible. He was active in the entertainment industry. Some of his achievements were being an active SAG member, an actor for Calvin Klein, worked for Twentieth Century Fox, co-staring in a number of television productions such as the television series Teen Wolf, Project Phoenix, as well as a lead, supporting lead or stunts man in various films. He was even featured in a Luther Vandross video. He will be dearly missed by his mother Judith Cala-Rhodes; stepfather Caley Rhodes Sr.; father Marvin Peterson; stepmother Marian Peterson, sister Debbie Peterson; brother Timothy (Virginia) Peterson; uncles, James Whipple and Allen Whipple; his beloved grandmother, Bernice Peterson, who is 97 years old and many wonderful friends. Michael also leaves behind his nieces and nephews who he adored and loved spending time with. Michael was a very talented and fun loving man who loved his family dearly. His mom, Judy, would like to respectfully thank all of Michael's friends who passed through his life and made an impact on him, they gave Michael a tremendous amount of love and support. Services have been entrusted to the care of Wiefels Funeral Directors, Palm Springs, CA.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Apr. 15 to Apr. 24, 2016
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