Lyle Peterson, age 91, passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Lyle was born in Racine, August 13, 1918, son of the late Albert and Florence T. (Nee: Bronson) Peterson and was a lifelong resident.
Survivors include his seven children, Nancy Hoppe, Pat Miller, of Racine, Peter (Betty) Peterson of Burlington, Jill (Autrey) Barker of Ft. Smith, AR, James (Sheri) Peterson of Saukville, Jacqueline Mrkvicka of Minneapolis, MN, Kathy Peterson and Craig Gummow of Racine; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; sisters and brothers, Shirley (William) Dougard of Estero, FL, Ronald Peterson of Racine; sisters-in-law, Violet (Harry) Halbach of Waterford, Beverly Lawrence of Racine; very dear friend, Evelyn “Joanie” Drinkwine of Racine; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by his sons-in-law, Ray Hoppe and Autry Barker.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 23, 2010, at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment with full military honors will be held Saturday, at 11 a.m. at West Lawn Memorial Park. Please meet at the entrance. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Friday at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until time of service at 6 p.m.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888