Celebrating the Life of Jeff Peterson
Memorial Service Video
Services will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Village Church of Bartlett. Visiting hours will start at 9AM, followed by a Celebration of Life at 11AM. Come back to this page to view the livestream of the video, as well as a recording after the stream is completed.
1958 – 2022
Jeffrey A Peterson, 63, of Elgin Illinois, passed away on Tuesday January 18, 2022 at AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates. He was born on December 19, 1958 in West Warwick, Rhode Island to Francis and Nancy Peterson. Graduated class of 1977 from Randolph Central School, Randolph NY. Also graduated with Associate of Arts degree from Baptist Bible College of Pennsylvania in 1979. Graduated with Bachelor of Science from Elmhurst College, Elmhurst Illinois in 1995. He was united in marriage to Diane L Baker in 1981.
He enjoyed being a husband, father, and “Papa”. He was passionate about Jesus and motorcycles. He enjoyed serving in children’s ministry and Awana at Village Church of Bartlett, where he was a member for 21 years. He was a Road Captain, Chapter President, and Chaplain for the Disciples of God chapter of Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA) of Illinois. He was the founder and president of FastLane Chicago, a ministry of CMA. He was the chaplain of Chicago United Riders.
He is survived by his father Francis “Pete” Peterson, his brother Pat, his wife Diane, his sons Michael (Miranda), Joel (Heather), and Daniel (Sophie), and his grandchildren Mollie, Mason, Chloe, and Jaden, as well as many nieces and nephews. He is pre-deceased by his mother Nancy Tyler Peterson and his sister Jennifer.