The Orange Leader
Donald Charles Pettersen, 58, of Orange passed away Sunday, October 6, 2013, at Rayburn Healthcare & Rehabilitation in Jasper.
Funeral Services will be 3:00 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2013, at Grace Lutheran Church in Orange with Reverend Tom Haas officiating. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange. Serving as Pallbearers will be Charlie Boyett, Lucas Boyett, Shawn Pettersen, Danny Pettersen, Eddie Coppage and Andy Kite.
Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the church.
Born on May 18, 1955, Donald was the son of Howard M. and Gloria M. (Hambrick) Pettersen. Donald collected guns and knives and enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling to national parks and photography.
Donald is survived by his mother, Gloria Pettersen; sister, Christine Boyett and husband, Charlie of Newton; brother, Danny Pettersen and wife, Terry of Kemah; nephews, Shawn Pettersen, Lucas Boyett; and uncles, Bernard Pettersen and wife, Marge and Vernon Hambrick.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lake Area Hospice, 254 Ethel Street, Jasper, Texas 75951 or Professional Health Care, 2533 Calder Street, Beaumont, Texas 77702.
Arrangements were held under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.