Robert James Peterson

Cemetery Record Information

Full Name: Robert James Peterson


Birth: February 13, 1923
Death: January 31, 1997
Age: 73

Notes is a centograph


North Naples, Collier County, Florida,


PETERSON, ROBERT J., 73, died Friday. Arrangements by Hodges Funeral Chapel

News-Press (Fort Myers, Florida)
01 Feb 1997, Saturday, Page 15


Robert James Peterson, 73, of Naples, Fla., died Friday, January 31, 1997 at Naples Community Hospital. He was born February 13, 1923 in Chicago, Ill. to Palmer and Florence Skedd Peterson, the second of seven children. A pilot in the Army Air Corps in WWII, he served in the European Theatre.

He married June Sheridan October 6, 1945. They had six children, Kathleen Peterson Hardgrove, Robert James Peterson Jr., Michael Emmett Peterson, Nancy Peterson Schulte, Kristine Peterson Beimford and Mark Palmer Peterson.

A pioneer in the aerosol industry, he began his career as a chemical engineer. In 1955, he was one of the founders of Peterson Filling And Packaging Company in Danville, Ill., later known as Peterson Puritan. They lived in Danville until 1985 when they moved to Naples, Fla.

He is survived by his wife, June; his six children; and 15 grandchildren; and his two brothers; and two sisters.

Visitation will be held Sunday, February 2, 1997 at the Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

A memorial Mass will be held Monday, February 3, 1997 at St William Catholic Church at 2:00 p.m.

Interment will be private.
Hodges Funeral Chapels 261-1237

The Naples Daily News, Naples, Florida · Sunday, February 02, 1997

Father: Palmer Peterson, ( Dec. 8, 1892-Apr. 1966)
Mother: Florence W. Skedd ( Apr. 28, 1897-Sept. 10, 1944)
Siblings: Harry, Robert, Dorothy, John, Marylin, Carol, Florence