OBITUARY

Steven L. Petersen

March 28, 1962February 23, 2019

Steven Lee Petersen died from Kidney Cancer on February 23rd, 2019 in Stockton, California at the age of 56. Steven was born on March 28th, 1962 in San Francisco, California to Ivan and Mary Petersen. Steven lived in San Francisco, Modesto and settled in Stockton at the age of 3. He attended Stockton schools and was educated at both San Joaquin Delta College and Humphrey’s College. He had many interests, especially business computer repair, running a small business and becoming a chef. Steven enjoyed collecting and listening to music. He enjoyed learning about wild animals and collected figurines and pictures of wildlife. He and his mom also enjoyed excursions to visit historical places and spending time at local casinos, especially Jackson Rancheria, “never gambling much,” according to his journals and his mom. He led a quiet life that he told his sister was a very good life and he had faith in God for all things. Steven began a career at FoodMaxx in Stockton lasting over 20 years with the Savemart companies, working in the Stockton, Brentwood and Antioch grocery stores. Co-workers told his sister Karen that “Everybody loved Steven.” Steven was preceded in death by his father, Ivan Petersen, brother, Allan Petersen and sister, Linda Petersen, all of whom he shared a home with during his lifetime. Steven is survived by his mother, Mary Petersen and his sister Karen Johnson, brother-in-law David Johnson and their children: his nieces, Karissa Perez, Tami Selfridge and Joy Boone and nephew David Johnson Jr. and their respective spouses, David Perez, Steve Selfridge, Garret Boone and Carley Johnson. He is also survived by his grandnieces Kiley Selfridge, Zoey Boone, Abby Boone and Violet Perez and grandnephews Jack Selfridge, Samuel Perez and Zachary Selfridge and a step-grandnephew Matthew Selfridge who is in the U.S. Army. Steven is also survived by co-workers and friends Tommy, Linda, Nikki, Nancy and others who supported him through his battle with the terrible cancer that took his life away. Steven will be truly missed. Funeral services will be held at DeYoung Dignity Memorial Chapel at 601 N. California Street, Stockton, CA at 1:00 pm. Following the services, a reception will be held at 11662 N. Ham Lane, Lodi, CA. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Steven’s life. Interment will be at Stockton Rural Cemetery at a later date.

Services

30 March

Memorial Service

1:00 pm

DeYoung Memorial Chapel

601 N. California Street
Stockton, California 95202

REMEMBERING

Steven L. Petersen

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Linda Gardner

March 8, 2019

Steven was my friend from work from the day I started at Foodmax. Transferred to Brentwood together. Road to work together always having fun. I called him my work boyfriend. RIP Steven I will miss you so very much.

FROM THE FAMILY

Steven and his dog "Hulk"

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Steven making his "silly face" in a Christmas Picture with his brother Allen and sister Linda

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Steven won the "Rubber Chicken" at the annual Thanksgiving Bingo game Thanksgiving 1996

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Steven Christmas 1994
With Dad, Mom, sister Linda and sister Karen and her children Joy, Tami, Karissa and David

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Steven holding his niece Joy on her 1st birthday and his brother Allen.

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Steven with his nephew David at his high school graduation. A devoted Uncle who was loved very much.
Showing their "don't mess with me" look.

Also present is his Dad Ivan,his brother in law David Sr, nephew in law Garret, grand nephew Jack and David's friend Cameron.

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Steven with his niece at her College Graduation. Always present and supportive. Also in picture is his Mom Mary.

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Steven at hospital to meet his neice Tami's baby girl Kiley, whom his sister Karen is holding.

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Steven and nephew David, always goofing off.

FROM THE FAMILY

Steven and his dog "Hulk"

FROM THE FAMILY

Steven making his "silly face" in a Christmas Picture with his brother Allen and sister Linda

FROM THE FAMILY

Steven won the "Rubber Chicken" at the annual Thanksgiving Bingo game Thanksgiving 1996

FROM THE FAMILY

Steven Christmas 1994
With Dad, Mom, sister Linda and sister Karen and her children Joy, Tami, Karissa and David

FROM THE FAMILY

Steven holding his niece Joy on her 1st birthday and his brother Allen.

FROM THE FAMILY

Steven with his nephew David at his high school graduation. A devoted Uncle who was loved very much.
Showing their "don't mess with me" look.

Also present is his Dad Ivan,his brother in law David Sr, nephew in law Garret, grand nephew Jack and David's friend Cameron.

FROM THE FAMILY

Steven with his niece at her College Graduation. Always present and supportive. Also in picture is his Mom Mary.

FROM THE FAMILY

Steven at hospital to meet his neice Tami's baby girl Kiley, whom his sister Karen is holding.

FROM THE FAMILY

Steven and nephew David, always goofing off.

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Steven and David playing around