James K. “Jim” Peterson, age 69, of Kingsford,
passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay.
Jim was born January 24, 1948 in Iron
Mountain, son of the late Lawrence and Gloria (Sundquist) Peterson. He graduated
from Kingsford High School in 1966 and was a lifelong resident of the area.
Jim owned Peterson Machine which he
operated for nearly 50 years. His passion was stock car racing and he was
recently inducted into the Norway Racing Hall of Fame. Jim was a talented
mechanic and enjoyed rebuilding tractors, working on his stock cars and
survived by his sister, Tamara Brew and a nephew, James Brew, both of Elm Wood
Park, IL; and many special friends.
to his parents, James was preceded in death by a brother, Pete Peterson and an
aunt, Alice Peterson.
There will be
a Celebration of Jim’s Life in the spring and it will be announced prior to that
The family has entrusted the
Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home with the arrangements.
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