Visitation4-8pm on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at O'Connell Funeral Home - Hudson Chapel
Funeral ServicesPrayer Service - 4pm on Wednesday, November 28, at O'Connell Funeral Home - Hudson Chapel
Sheldon “Bucky” Peterson, age 76, of Hudson, WI passed away on November 23, 2012 at Christian Community Home in Hudson after a brief, but valiant fight with cancer.
Peterson was born in St. Paul, MI on May 21, 1936 to Hiram and Marion. Following high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, and upon his discharge, began working at Northwest Airlines.
He married Jocile Johnson on June 17, 1961 and settled in Hudson the following year. After 36 years with Northwest, he retired in 1993.
Bucky was quite the crooner participating in several barbershop singing groups throughout his time. He was also an avid hunter as well as being a longtime Hunter Safety instructor.
He is survived by his wife, Jocile; children, Craig (Jeannette) of Glenwood City, WI, Tamee (Robert) Ruderman of Wellington, FL; Grandchildren, Jessica, Justin, Aaron, Amanda (Andrew) Dickey and Betsy and Great-grandchildren, Nolan and Kyley Blilie.
He is preceded in death by his parents and son, Douglas.
A prayer service for Sheldon will be held at 4pm on Wednesday, November 28 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson. A visitation will take place following the service until 8pm. Services are in the care of the O’Connell Family Funeral Home – Hudson Chapel. 715.386.3725