March 21, 1923 - August 2, 2013
Russell Paul "RussÃ¢â‚¬Â Peterson of Cadillac went to be with his Lord Friday, August 2, 2013 at Sunnyside Senior Living in Cadillac. He was 90. He was born on March 21, 1923 in Cadillac to Albert O. & Lilly M. (Raulin) Peterson. Mr. Peterson had lived all his life in the Cadillac area and had been employed for 32 years at Kysor in Cadillac and retired in his late 50's. After his retirement he was a bus driver for Tri-County Handicap for over 10 years. Russ was an active member of Temple Hill Baptist Church in Cadillac for many years. Mr. Peterson was also active in the community serving at the Salvation Army; Shepard's Table, the Men's shelter and was on the board of Tri-County Handicap. His love for music was a big part of his life and he was a longtime member of the Jack Pine Pickers. He enjoyed hunting, spending time outdoors, farming and tinkering in the barn. On October 6, 1946 in Cadillac he married the former Betty E. Anderson and she survives him along with their children: Dan (Delores) Peterson and Bonita "NitaÃ¢â‚¬Â (Jack) Bonge all of Cadillac; grandchildren: RaeLe (Richard) Stinger, April Liedeke, Steven (Bridget) Liedeke, Jeremy Liedeke, Aaron (Heather) Peterson, Joshua (Ashley) Peterson, Philip Peterson (Jordan Bomboski) and Nathan Peterson; 7 great grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Richard Beckett of Cadillac. Russ was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Marcia Kay Peterson; 4 brothers: Leo, Delos, Reuben and Devere Peterson; 5 sisters: Helen Mattison, Ruby Kiwus, Virginia Mattison, Betty Porter and Sharon Beckett. Russ was the last survivor of 10 children. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, August 5, 2013 at the Temple Hill Baptist Church in Cadillac with Reverend Jack Miller and Reverend David Roose officiating. Burial will be a Maple Hill Cemetery in Cadillac. Friends may meet the family from 4-7 PM on Sunday at the Peterson Funeral Home in Cadillac. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army. An online guestbook is available at www.petersonfh.com.
Russell Paul "RussÃ¢â‚¬Â Peterson of Cadillac went to be with his Lord Friday, August 2, 2013 at Sunnyside Senior Living in Cadillac. He was 90. He was born on March 21, 1923 in Cadillac to Albert O. & Lilly M. (Raulin) Peterson. Mr. Peterson... View Obituary & Service Information
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