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1917 - 2017
Peter D. Blackwood of Elkhart, IN, formerly of Wheaton and Glen Ellyn, IL, passed away Saturday April 15, 2017 after a brief illness. He was born April 30, 1917. He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Laura. Peter was a mechanical engineer by trade and later owned and operated Wheaton Insurance Agency with his wife. He was an amateur photographer and model railroad buff and never lost his love for learning. Peter is survived by his son, Peter S. Blackwood and daughter, Judy (Robert) Kukla, four grandchildren, Ehren Black, Michael Kukla, Autumn Kukla, Daryne (Jim) Rockett, and two great-grandchildren, Parker Black and Jace Lesher. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hubbard Hill Estates, 28070 CR24, Elkhart, IN 46517, where Peter resided and where he was so lovingly cared for until his death.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Apr. 27, 2017
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