Paula Peter was born on January 12th, 1951 in Portland, Oregon to Clarence and Evelyn (Harris) Dillman. Paula went to Terwilliger Grade School from 1957 to 1965, then Lincoln High from 1965 to 1969. Paula graduated from Lincoln High School in 1969. Paula married Doug on October 10, 1970. Her son Jason was born March 15, 1971. Josh was born December 6, 1974. Paula lived in Klamath Falls from 1972 to 1973. She lived in Chicago from 1982 to 1983. Paula built a cabin in the Columbia River Gorge in 1984. She moved to Willamette, Oregon in 1985. Paula was married to James (Jim) Peter on July 21, 1991 in West Linn, Oregon. Colin was born on June 29, 1992. Paula worked at Oregon Realty, was a bartender, tractor driver, lunch lady, gardener and a wreath-maker. Paula was a member of the Trinity Presbyterian Church. She loved to read, play card games,do embroidery, play pool, rafting, cribbage, and go camping. Paula also enjoyed playing soccer, softball and spending time with her friends at the pub.
Paula is survived by her children: Jason- Lincoln City, Josh- Jacksonville FL, Colin- Oregon City, Oregon. She is survived by her siblings: Carol Stanfield, Eric Dillman, Noah Dillman, Andrew Dillman, and Laura Dillman. Paula is also survived by her grandchildren: Mark, Michael, Luke, Connor, Aaron, and Alex.
Paula is preceded in death by her husband James, father Clarence, father Paul, mother Evelyn, brother Kurt, sister Kelly, and sister Ginger.
There will be a celebration of life at Willamette Park at 1100 12th ST West Linn, OR July 11th, at 6:00 PM.