WILLIAM R. PETERS, 75 MACHESNEY PARK - William R. Peters, 75, of Machesney Park died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Nelson-Debes Subacute Complex. Born April 18, 1938, in Aurora, son of Reinhardt W. and Gertrude E. (Flanigan) Peters. Veteran of the U.S. Army. Married Susan A. Thorell on Jan. 28, 1961, in Loves Park. Employed by NCR for 35 years, retiring in 1994. Volunteered at the Loves Park Fire Department for more than ten years. Bill (WB9MCZ) was president of the Amateur Radio Club in Sterling. Member of Jaycee's, Moose Club and American Legion. He was a ten gallon blood donor. Survivors include wife, Susan; children, Lindi (Garth) Anderson, Brenda (Charlie) Anderson and Randy (Leslie McClure) Peters; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents. Service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5, in Delehanty Funeral Home, Ltd., 401 River Lane, Loves Park. Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, and from 9:45 a.m. to service time Saturday, in the funeral home. A memorial will be established. Please visit delehantyfh.com.
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Delehanty Funeral Home Ltd
401 River Ln Loves Park, IL 61111
Published in Rockford Register Star from Apr. 3 to Apr. 4, 2014