Jonathan "Jon" Peterson, 43, of Burlington died Thursday, January 12, 2012, at his home.
Born November 2, 1968 in Burlington, he was the son of Ron and Linda Hopson Peterson. In 1990 he married Maria Landeros. They later divorced.
Jon was a 1987 graduate of Burlington High School. He was a carpenter for Brueck Construction the past 2 ½ years.
Hunting and fishing were his passions. He enjoyed duck, deer and turkey hunting, ice fishing, walleye fishing and bow hunting. He also enjoyed NASCAR and football. The time spent with his daughter, nephew and neice was special to Jon. He was very generous of himself with his family, friends and anyone who needed help.
Survivors include one daughter, Kali Peterson of Chesterton, Indiana; his parents, Ron and Linda Peterson of Burlington; one sister, Kari (Doug) Tolander of Kansas City, Missouri; aunts; uncles; cousins; nephew, Tate Tolander; and niece, Braylyn Bivens.
He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents, three aunts, and one uncle.
The family will receive friends from 3 until 5 p.m. Sunday, January 15th, in Lunning Chapel.
The funeral service for Jon will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 16th, in Lunning Chapel. The Rev. Dean Graber will officiate. Interment will be in Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for Kali's education.
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Jon- You were my brother and also my friend. We have been through alot over the years...But we have always been there for eachother. You will truly be in my heart forever and I cannot even begin to describe how much I ... more
We were so sorry to hear of the passing of your son Jon. I have some funny and fond memories of Jon and Kari when our kids were growing up together. They kept us on our toes. Janice Crowner McCannon, Jeff Crowner and ... more
Linda, Ron & family, So sorry for the loss of your son, our thoughts & prayers are with you at this difficult time. Phil & Karen Neff
Linda and family, I am so sorry to hear about your beloved son's passing. My heart goes out to you. May God give you the strength to get you through such devastation and may the beautiful memories sustain you. Loving... more
Jon, We will miss your presence but you will always be with us. You brought much happiness to those around you.
Jon you will be missed bro i havn't seen you for awhile but you were always in my mind,we had lots of fun when we were growing up that cant ever be forgotten i was hurt to hear of your passing take care bro ill see you i... more