Obituary Report

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 woodworking.

He is survived by his sister, Tamara Brew and a nephew, James Brew, both of Elm Wood Park, IL; and many special friends.

In addition 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 time.

The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home with the arrangements. 

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