Otis, Ore. - Peter Merle Engelstad, 75, of Otis, Ore., died Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at his home.
A celebration of his life will be held in August.
He was born May 24, 1934 to Paul and Olive Engelstad in Thief River Falls. He will be remembered for his integrity and sense of humor.
Pete enjoyed playing golf, his dogs, watching all sports, and political broadcasts on TV. He was an insurance investigator and worked in the insurance industry in Seattle, where he met and married Delane in 1974. They later moved to the Los Angeles area and then retired in Lincoln City, Ore.
He is survived by his wife; children, Patty, Paula, Cynthia, Jeff; one brother, Arnie; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pete was preceded in death by his parents; his siter Blanche; brothers, Earl, Morris and James.