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James D. Peterson

February 26, 1959 November 7, 2015
James D. Peterson
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Obituary for James D. Peterson
James D. Peterson, 56, of Bull Valley, IL passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015, at Journey Care Hospice, Woodstock, IL.He was born February 26, 1959 in LaGrange, IL the son of the late Donald and Nellie (Coomer) Peterson.He had lived in Berwyn, IL and Lemont, IL before settling in Bull Valley ten years ago.Jim proudly served in US Navy Seabees and had many interests and hobbies including collecting antiques and guns, shooting, being a range master, cooking and baking (bread), hiking and climbing (including Mt. Everest), motorcycles especially Harley Davidson, John Wayne and other western movies, playing softball and guitar, and he loved dogs, especially Boxers.During his time in college, Jim was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and he was an avid Green Bay Packer and University of Kentucky basketball fan as well as a certified SCUBA diver.Jim completed his Master's degree in Computer Sciences specializing in Systems and Network Security. Survivors include his children, Meaghan Peterson of Chicago and Sean Peterson of Lakewood, IL; his brother, Jeff (Jennifer Boyer) Peterson of Ingleside, IL; a niece, Nicole, and nephew, Michael. A memorial service with military honors will be conducted Saturday, November 14, 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home.Friends may call after 12 PM Saturday at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to Boxer Rebound, Inc., P O Box 214, Ringwood, IL60072 or to a veteran's organization of your choice in Jim's memory.


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