JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
This was copied from HAMMOND TIMES paper of Hammond In. Lake Co. 
Tue 21 Feb 1940 

Ray PETERSON a former resident of Mt Vernon died yesterday at his residence 
in Hammond,In. He was 52 yrs of age. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Fri afternoon at the Baptist Church in 
Woodlawn and burial in the IOOF cemetery at Woodlawn. 

The body will arrive at Mt Vernon at 8 AM Fri morning. 

Mr PETERSON was born in Woodlawn, the son of James & Alice (KNOX) 
PETERSON. He was united in marriage with Grace (CLAUSEN) PETERSON who survives 
him. 

Mr. PETERSON moved from Mt Vernon 15 yrs ago, he had been a resident of 
Hammond since that time. 

Submitted by: PEGGY CROWLEY
 Jan 2001
 
 
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