JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
circa 1980 not sure of original source. 

Allen "Pete" PETERSON, 78 of 100 Main St Dix, Il. died at 2:48 AM Sunday at 
his home. 

Mr. PETERSON was born in Mt Vernon, Il. 21 Mar 1906 the son of Enos James 
& Elsie (GRISSOM) PETERSON. On 12 Oct 1929, in Mt Vernon, he married Ruth 
Anna (GEER), who survives him. 

Graveside services will be held at 11AM Wed. at the IOOF cemetery in 
Woodlawn,Il. with he Rev Rosemary HARRIS officiating. 

Friends may call after 6 PM Tue at Osborn Funeral Home in Dix,IL. 

In addition to his wife, survivors include 1 son J.A. PETERSON Jr. of Borken 
Arrow, Ok.; 1 daughter Lois Marie (PETERSON) SCHOEPPEL of Freeport. Five 
grandchildren; 2 ggrandchildren; one brother Donald I. PETERSON and 2 sisters 
Nata (PETERSON) WALL of Mt Vernon and Doris (PETERSON) BROWN of Jacksonville, 
Fl. 

Mr.. PETERSON attended Field School. He was a member of the United Methodist 
Church in Dix, and Mt Vernon Masonic Lodge # 31 A Faud A.M. 

by Peg Crowley 
Submitted by: PEGGY CROWLEY
Jan 2001
 
 
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