David Lee Peterson
passed away at 10:15 p.m., on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, within the care of
hospice, in Mishawaka, IN.
Dave was born to
Bob and Dorothy Peterson (Turner) in Chesterton. August 26, 1949.
He was a kind
Father, Uncle, Grandfather and Son.
Chesterton High school 1967, then got drafted to serve in the marines during
the Vietnam era. He worked in the presidential detail stationed in San
Clemente. He drove for president Nixon and General West Moreland as a limo
driver in the Marine Corps. He was also a cook in the service. He was
skilled in multiple job drills working for the Bloxsom Company, Sears, and
Joy Manufacturing as a Payroll Clerk. Dave enjoyed building with Legos and
model train sets, making small towns with lights and buildings. He also
enjoyed making small carpentry projects in his younger days for his nieces
and nephews. David was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and Pistol
and Expert Markmanship Badge.
David was preceded
in death by his father, Bob Peterson.
David is survived
by his mother, Dorothy Peterson of Mishawaka; ex-wife, Margaret (Peggy)
Krone Lasky, of Michigan City; sister, Robyn Boggs of Mishawaka; brother,
Dean Peterson of Palatine, Illinois; son, Glenn Peterson of Osceola;
daughter-in-law, Becki Peterson of Osceola; nephew, Matthew Boggs of
Mishawaka; nieces, Meghan Boggs of New Carlisle and Katie Boggs of New
Carlisle; and granddaughter, Samantha Peterson of Osceola.
will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020 in Chapel Hill Funeral Home,
10776 McKinley Hwy., Osceola, IN, 46561, where Family and Friends may gather
one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place in Chapel Hill
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