Rev. F. Leonard Peterson

Reverend F. Leonard Peterson (1939-2013)

Retired E.L.C.A. Pastor for 40 years serving congregations at Messiah, (Wauconda), Bethlehem, (Beverly), and All Saints (Palatine).

Beloved husband of the late Carol M. nee Juhlin Peterson

Loving father of Kimberley (Peter) Zajec, Paula (Mark) Anderson, Todd (Michelle) Peterson & Timothy (Janelle) Peterson.

Cherished grandfather of Amy, Ryan, AJ, Ashleigh, Joey, Daniel, Caleb, Kaia, Michael, Evan, Claire, Grant & Reid.

Dear brother of Lester (Salli) Peterson.

Fond brother in law of Glenda (Donald) Doherty.

Devoted uncle of Douglas (Jessica), Greggory (Christy), Donald (Mary) & Kelly (Richard).

Lying in state Thursday at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church 9401 S. Oakley Ave. Chicago from 9:30 am until the time of services at 10:30 am

Interment private.

Visitation Wednesday from 3 pm until 9 pm at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn.

Reverend Peterson was an avid Chicago White Sox fan. He enjoyed spending time in Door County, WI especially with his children grandchildren & many close friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to LOMC, (Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center), P.O. Box 239, Oregon, IL 61061 would be greatly appreciated