Gregory Thomas Sjogren

October 31, 1946 ~ November 21, 2017

Gregory Thomas Sjogren, 71, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on November 21, 2017, after battling his fourth round of cancer. Greg was born in Aberdeen, WA to his wonderful parents Norman and Barbara Sjogren on October 31, 1946.

Greg moved to Vancouver after graduating from Western Washington University to pursue his passion of teaching. He taught 6th grade at the beloved Hazel Dell Elementary for over 30 years. Greg enjoyed providing the extracurricular programs that included Football and Basketball Intramurals, Juggling Programs and of course his School Track Teams. Greg loved his students so very much!

Greg enjoyed fishing and hunting with friends and family here in the Pacific Northwest. He also was gifted at playing golf, which he also enjoyed teaching to others.

Greg is survived by his sons, David, Jeff and his wife Kristen, and Eric; daughter, Carrie; sister, Debbie DeGroot and husband Roger; and nephew, Paul Furth and his wife Heidi. Greg has six grandchildren.

A public memorial service will be held on Thursday, November 30th at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Bliss Road building, 14400 NW 26th Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98685.

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Published in The Columbian on Nov. 28, 2017