March 3, 1931 – March 10, 2019
William Peterson (also know as Bill or Pete) went home to be with the Lord on March 10, 2019, after battling with health issues.
Born in 1931 to Ruth and Antone Peterson, he was preceded in death by his sister, Gladys Peterson; and his son, Robert W. Peterson.
William graduated from Central High school in South Bend in 1951. He served a full term in the navy shortly after that.
He graduated with a degree in business from Tri State college in Angola, IN (1958). He was a Mason (32nd deg) here in South Bend.
In 1959 he married Nancy Griffith, she survives along with their two children, Susan (Robert) Shivers of Houston,TX and James Timothy Peterson of Edwardsburg, MI.
He is also survived by his endearing granddaughter, Ashley Peterson who is also from Edwardsburg MI. William has three more granddaughters in the Philippines, Kirsten, Sasha and Naomi.
He worked for Reith Riley Construction as a sales manager for 30 years. He developed Partridge Woods Subdivision in Granger, IN and Developed Advanced Asphalt corporation in Mishawaka, IN.
William loved the outdoors, animals, fishing and being with his family.
Williams request was not to have a formal service following his passing. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the South Bend Masonic Temple.