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Charles "Chuck" P. Peterson

February 21, 1932 ~ April 15, 2017 (age 85)

Charles “Chuck”  P. Peterson , age 85, peacefully passed away, due to lung cancer, surrounded by his family, at 1:27 pm in Northwestern Memorial Hospital on April 15, 2017.  He was born February 21, 1932 and was the son of Mayme (nee Basil) and Horace Peterson.  On June 27, 1953, he married his wife Barbara Hacko of 63 years at Our Lady Of Hungary Church in Chicago, Illinois.  Charlie grew up on the south side of Chicago, Our Lady of Peace Parish, attended Leo High School, served and apprenticeship with the U.A. Association, Local 597, recently recognized for his 65 years as a member.  He was a contractor, but most important to him; a farmer in Beecher, Will County.  He loved hunting in Wyoming where he had hoped to retire.  He is survived by his loving wife Barbara of Beecher, four sons: Thomas of Grant Park, Illinois, John of Morton, Illinois, Edward (Sharon) of Leroy, Illinois, Charles Jr. of Beecher; nine grandchildren: Patricia (Michael), Laura (Tony), Suzanne (Steve), Alexandria, Thomas, Rachael,  Rebecca, Charlise and Charles III; seven great-grandchildren: Mia, Anthony, Alena, Raiden, Keagon, Paxton and Emma.  Also surviving are former daughter-in-law Teresa Peterson, two step grandchildren: Johnna and  Maria; six step great grandchildren, many loving cousins and best friends.  Visitation will be Friday, April 21, 2017 at Hack Funeral Home, 753 Hodges St., Beecher, Illinois from 2:00 until 9:00 pm and funeral services will be at St. Liborius Catholic Church, 71 W. 35th Street, Steger, Illinois on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at. 10:30 am.  Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth, Illinois. In lieu of flowers memorial may be given to your individual choice of Governors State University or Mon. Ignatius McDermott Scholarship Fund.  Information call Hack Funeral Home or visit

Charitable donations may be made to:

Governors State University
1 University Parkway, University Park IL 60484

Mon. Ignatius McDermott Scholarship Fund

 Service Information

April 21, 2017

2:00 PM to 9:00 AM
Hack Funeral Home
753 Hodges Street
Beecher, Illinois 60401

Funeral Service
April 22, 2017

10:30 AM
St. Liborius Catholic Church
3440 Halsted Boulevard
Steger, Illinois 6041

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