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Carl A. Peterson
(01-23-1943 - 09-13-2018)

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Carl A. Peterson, 75, of Elgin, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018 in his home. He was born on January 23, 1943 in Elgin the son of Carl A. & Lorraine Brammer Peterson. Carl was a lifelong resident of Elgin having graduated from Elgin High School in 1961, he then enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served for 3 years. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Des Plaines for 30 years as a mechanic. He then went to work for the City of Elgin for 20 years as a playground inspector before retiring. He was a member of the American Legion Post 57 in Elgin. He is survived by his wife Carol Latina Peterson, their sons: Carl A. (Michelle) Peterson and Charles (Melinda) Peterson. Granddaughters: Grace, Emma, Maggie and Jordyn. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM in the Wait Ross Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel, 51 Center St., Elgin. Burial will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park, Elgin. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 5-8 PM in the chapel. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the JourneyCare Hospice Foundation. For information 847-742-2100 or http://www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com/ 

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