May 12, 2011 at 9:36 a.m.

John M. Peterson

John M. Peterson
John M. Peterson

John M. Peterson (Jack), 83, of Deer Park, WI passed away May 7, 2011 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Jack was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mabel (Amundsen); beloved wife of 48 years, Mary Lou (Setter); brother Wayne and brother-in-law George Sinclear. Jack proudly served his country and community in the Army National Guard from 1949 to 1958 earning the rank of Sergeant First Class. Jack was a dairy farmer on the Deer Park family farm and a 20+ year bus driver for the Amery School District. He was a lifelong member of East Immanuel Lutheran Church where he held many council positions, including president.

He was on the Amery Equity Board for six years; held offices on the FHA, PCA, and Deer Park Senior Center boards; and volunteered to deliver Meals on Wheels for the Deer Park Senior Center.

In 2005, Jack married Gloria Miller and they settled in Taylors Falls, MN. In addition to his family and many, many friends, Jack loved playing baseball with the Deer's baseball team; traveling throughout the 50 states; collecting John Deere memorabilia, carpentry, fishing for "sunnies"; and attending his family's school events, athletic, artistic, and musical activities.

Survivors include Jack's five children: daughter Jacki (Wayne) Schupp, sons Kerry (Marti), Chuck (Lorie), David, and Roger; wife Gloria; sisters' Mabel (Neil) Mattson, and Marian Sinclear, and sister-in-law Joyce Peterson; step-children Skip (Gloria), Randy (Mary) Pearson, and Dixie Lee (Brad) Christensen; grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren.

Visitation 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at Williamson-White Funeral Home, in Amery and one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Funeral services at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at East Immanuel Church, Amery, WI. Interment will at the East Immanuel Church Cemetery. Friends and family may leave condolences, sign an online guest book, and view a video tribute by visiting www.williamsonwhite.com.


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