Obituary: James K. Peterson

James K. Peterson, age 69, of Gregory, MI passed away at his home on January 1, 2022. He was born on March 25, 1952 in Pontiac, MI, the son of Kenneth R. and Ruth F. (James) Peterson. He served in the United States Air Force from 1971-1974.

He had lived in the Gregory area for the past 32 years. He worked as an engineer for water coolant systems and oil platforms for many years, mostly in the Middle East.  He loved helping people, and was proud to support Mackinder-Glenn Post #510. He also enjoyed reading. He had six siblings and many nieces and nephews. Although he had no children of his own, he was a father to many.

He married Katie Logan in 1994, and she survives. Also surviving are his siblings:  Gordon (Vicki) Peterson, Luann Kurth, Beverly (Bruce) Dille, Carol (Rex) Ciavola, and Jody Kuhn; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Marygrace Peterson and Jim and Noreen Gustafson, as well as many nieces & nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, Gregory Peterson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation, an organization which supports defenders, veterans, first responders, and their families in need.

Arrangements by Caskey-Mitchell Funeral Home, Stockbridge.


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