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Josephine G. Peterson

Visitation Date: Friday, April 20, 2018
Visitation Time: 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Home: Salerno's Galewood Chapel
Place of Funeral: St. Tarcissus Catholic Church
Funeral Notes: Family and friends are asked to meet at CHURCH on Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. for the Funeral Mass.
Interment: Saint Joseph Cemetery

Josephine G. Peterson, nee Grelck of Mancelona, MI, age 96, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2018. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 72 years, Raymond Peterson, and is survived by her Children Marian (Paul King) of Las Vegas, NV, Dr. Raymond (JoAnn) Peterson of Tucson, AZ, Ann (Tom Dunklau) of Antioch, IL, and Thomas (Tina) Peterson of Mancelona, MI; fond grandmother of 17; great-grandmother of 21; great-great-grandmother of 2. While her husband was fighting in WWII, she worked at Douglas Aircraft (now known as O’Hare Airport) as a wing inspector – a true “Rosie the Riveter.” She also enjoyed being a member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary for 41 years devoting her time helping Veterans at Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital in Hines, IL, an Election Judge for 13 years in Chicago, IL, and a Girl Scout Troop Leader for 8 years at St. Tarcissus Church in Chicago, IL. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Salerno’s Galewood Chapels, 1857 N. Harlem Ave., Chicago. Saturday, April 21, 2018 family and friends are asked to meet at St. Tarcissus Church, 6020 W. Ardmore Ave., Chicago for a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in River Grove, IL. For info (773) 889-1700 or www.salernofuneralhomes.com

Funeral Home

Salerno's Galewood Chapel

Phone: 773-889-1700
Address: 1857 N. Harlem Ave Chicago Illinois, 60707

Church Details

St. Tarcissus Catholic Church

Phone: 773-763-8228
Address: 6020 W. Ardmore Ave. Chicago Illinois, 60646
Service Date: April 21st 2018
Funeral Time: 10:00 am

Interment Details

Saint Joseph Cemetery

Phone: (708) 453-0184
Address: 3100 Thatcher Ave River Grove Illinois, 60171
Website: http://www.catholiccemeterieschicago.org/locations.php?id=29


Posted by:
Lynn Bremerman, Christine Peterson

Posted on:
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Rest in Heaven! So much love and so many lasting memories! All our love! God Bless!

Posted by:
Jill Ainslie

Posted on:
Saturday, April 14, 2018

My Aunt Jo was a wonderful Aunt and my God Mother. She was also my Dad’s twin sister. I will always treasure the wonderful memories of her. Miss here so much Love, Jill and Tim and all the Ainslies