David and Colleen (Broyles) Petersen, of Bend, celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary with an Alaskan cruise in June.
The couple was married on July 31, 1982, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, in Tigard. They have three children, Benjamin (and Leah), of Bend, Haley, of Tualatin, and Lindsay, of Bend; and one grandchild.
Mr. Petersen received his law degree from the University of Puget Sound before earning his Master of Laws degree in taxation from Boston University. He is a partner at Merrill O’Sullivan, in Bend. Mr. Petersen has been an avid runner and competed in the 1992 and 1996 U.S. Olympic Trials, in addition to being on the 1995 U.S. World Cup Marathon team. He enjoys fly-fishing for steelhead. Mrs. Petersen is an Oregon State University graduate and has taught elementary school for 18 years. She enjoys being outdoors, travel and family activities.
They have lived in Bend for 35 years.