Feb. 11, 1958 - June 1, 2013
MILLERSBURG - James Erland Peterson, 55, of Millersburg, passed away at his home in Millersburg.
Jim was born in Chicago Feb. 11, 1958, to the late James E. Peterson, Sr. and Jean F. Peterson.
As a toddler, he moved to Beatrice, Neb., where he spent most of his childhood. Later in his teens, his family moved to Elkhart where he graduated from Concord High School.
Jim was self-employed doing freelance electrical work. He enjoyed spending time building model cars, watching NASCAR races and was an avid Nebraska football fan.
Survivors include his sister, Jill Woolwine of Mishawaka; his brother, Jerry Peterson of Elkhart; two nephews and two nieces.
A memorial service will be at Jim's home, 12444 C.R. 44 in Millersburg and continue with a celebration of life from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Trevi's Restaurant in Osceola.