Patricia Marie (O'Hollaren) Peterson
Patricia Marie (O'Hollaren) Peterson, known to her family and friends as Trish, lost her battle with cancer on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 4:10pm. She was surrounded by her family and her trusted hospice nurse as she took her final breaths.
Trish was born on September 9, 1966 at 5:55am to Carol Dee Stewart and James Lawrence O'Hollaren Jr. in Portland, OR. Trish graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Elementary Education and became a well-loved kindergarten and second grade teacher in Beaverton School District. Trish married Heinka Peterson on December 28, 1990 and together they had two children. After her career in teaching, Trish went on to become an acclaimed businesswoman, acting as President for Mainpine Inc. until her final days. Trish will be remembered for her infectious laugh, her delicious cooking, and her unwavering love for her family.
Trish's legacy will live on through her husband Heinka; their two kids Cole and Paige, their spouses Alisa and Jakob; her sister Lori; and her demanding third child, Carson the English Cocker Spaniel. Trish was especially loved by her grandmother, Dolores, who at 96 years old was Trish's greatest friend. Trish'simpact and love will live on in the hearts of countlessothers - she will never be forgotten.
It was Trish's wish to forego a traditional service. In lieu of flowers, she asked for those who cared for her to consider making a donation of any amount to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in her honor.