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Thomas Peterson

Jamestown,North Dakota 58401
Thomas Peterson
Jamestown North Dakota 121 3rd St NW 58401

Thomas Peterson

Jamestown, ND Tom Peterson passed away Feb. 25, 2014, in Springfield, Ill.

Survived by his wife, Pam "Penny Peterson; daughter, Tamara Peterson; granddaughter, Indigo Lacy; brothers: Jim (Diana) Peterson of Wisconsin, Ken Peterson of Oregon and Dick (Nina) Peterson of Florida; sisters, Louise (Bob) Harris of Washington and Jan (Augie) Novotny of North Dakota.

He was preceded in death by sisters, Shari Schleg and Judy Pickard; brother, Jack "Shorty" Peterson; and his parents, Sam and Violet Peterson.

Tom was born June 16, 1943, in Jamestown, N.D.; graduated from Jamestown High School in 1961; attended Jamestown College, and joined the U.S. Navy on March 29, 1962. He was discharged on De. 30, 1982, as a Lieutenant, serving the majority of his career on nuclear submarines. After his discharge he worked for Stone and Webster as a nuclear consultant and Borden Chemical in Illiopolis.