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Lee M. Peterson, Jr.
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Lee M. Peterson, Jr., Age 71, of Naperville, IL, died peacefully on Friday, August 3, 2018 at his home surrounded by love and his family. He was born March 30, 1947 in Chicago, IL to the late Lee M. and Edith Peterson.

Loving husband and high school sweetheart of Laura (nee Nelson) whom he married August 16, 1969. She passed away May 10, 2009. Beloved father of Sandy (Ron) Golminas of Naperville and Julie (Jeff) Clifford of Geneva, IL; adored “Poppy” of Jack and Matthew Golminas and Wade and Megan Clifford; dear brother of Judee Peterson of Des Plaines, IL; dear brother-in-law of Larry (Sue) Nelson of Olathe, KS, Mark (Carolyne) Nelson of Naperville and Patty (Greg) Morin of Palatine, IL; fun uncle of Tim, Meredith, Annika, Kyle, Andy and Diana.

Lee was a graduate of Maine West High School in Des Plaines, IL. After attending Northwood Institute in Michigan, he graduated from Northern Illinois University. Lee retired as General Sales Manager of Ryerson Steel after a successful career of 30 years. Lee was a member of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Naperville. He served many years as a deacon and in various volunteer positions. Lee loved and cherished his time spent as “Poppy” to grandkids Wade, Megan, Jack, and Matty. He loved playing golf on The General and playing Captain on his boat in Galena, IL. He was so excited to have a winter home in The Villages, FL, where he found love again with his fiancé, Sue Mara.

Memorial visitation will be Thursday, August 9, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 815 S. Washington St., Naperville. Memorial Services will follow at 12:00 PM in the church. Inurnment at the church columbarium will conclude services. Lee had a special place in his heart for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. The family wishes that all memorials be sent there in lieu of flowers. Arrangements entrusted to Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville.


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Memorial Visitation

Thursday

9

Aug

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Our Saviour's Lutheran

815 South Washington St
Naperville, IL 60540

Memorial Service

Thursday

9

Aug

12:00 PM
Our Saviour's Lutheran

815 South Washington St
Naperville, IL 60540


Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Mephis, TN 38105
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