He graduated from Twin Bridges, Montana, in 1961, and spent three and a half years in the United States Marine Corps.
Dewey was also a 40 year member of IBEW Local #77 and was a retired Journeyman Lineman.
Dewey had many hobbies which included bowling, playing Ping-Pong, Pickle-Ball and RVing.
He belonged to R.O.A.M.
(Rv’s On A Mission) for the Nazarene Church.
Dewey leaves behind the love of his life, wife of 40 years, Kathy Petersen; sons: Brian (Diana) McMillian, Paul (Monica) Petersen; daughter, Keri (Rob) Roybal; his brother, Lowell (Marsha) Petersen; grandchildren: Justin, Trevor, Blake, Brianna, Alexis, Katiah, Kyrah and Jaiden.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 11:00AM at Pasadena Park Nazarene Church; 8822 E. Upriver Dr. Spokane, WA.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to SCRAPS at www.scrapshopefoundation.com.
Please visit Dewey’s online memorial and leave a message of condolence at www.hennesseyfuneralhomes.com, Arrangements have been entrusted to: