Born: December 24, 1942 - Deceased: July 20, 2023
James W. Peterson, 80, of Fairview Heights, IL, born Thursday, December 24, 1942, in Chicago, IL, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2023 at his residence in Fairview Heights, IL surrounded by family.
James was a Pipe Fitter for Union #597 in Chicago, IL and also, with the Truck Drivers Union #705 in Chicago, IL.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Forest and Helene, nee Schultz, Peterson
- June Peterson.
Surviving are his:
- wife of 44 years, Donna, nee Davis, Peterson of Fairview Heights, IL
- Carl Peterson of Elmhurst, IL, Brian (Catie) Peterson of Fairview Heights, IL
- Jeremy (Amy) Peterson of Elmhurst, IL
- Nichole Peterson of O Fallon, IL
- Carl (Jeanette) Peterson of Salem, WI;
- Jeremy, Jamie, Joey Peterson
- Chelsea Sims
- Aaron and Justin Peterson
- Jaylin Palomares
- Isabella Peterson
- Dawn (Ray) Reitinger of Greyslake, IL
- Brenda (Mark) Hirsch of Poplar Grove, IL
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Fold of Honors.
He requested that his body be donated to Washington University to further medical science.
Funeral: Private Family Services.