In Memory

Linda Peterson

Linda Peterson

LINDA PETERSON, 66 ROCKFORD - Linda Peterson, 66, of Rockford lost her fight with kidney failure

early Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. She passed away in the arms of her loving family and friends at home.

Linda was born Dec. 2, 1945, in Rockford, daughter of Alfred and Irene (Darnell) Peterson. Linda was an

East High graduate, Class of 1963. She worked at Danfoss Electronics for more than 30 years. She was

well known within the community and by all her friends and family for her loving and caring heart as well

as her great compassion for cooking and being a great daughter, partner/lover, mother, sister,

grandmother, aunt and friend. Linda is survived by her life partner, Cruz Prieto; daughter, Connie Prieto;

mother, Irene D. Peterson; brother, Michael (Melissa Peterson); sister, Connie (Bob) Grod;

granddaughters, Kayla Lewers and Asiyah Richardson; nieces and nephews, Patrick (Lori) Peterson,

Matthew (Sandra) Peterson, Daniel and Zachary Peterson, Jessica (Jeremy) Berg and Lucas Grod;

grand-nieces and -nephews, Logan Berg, Katherine, Allison, Meghan, Daniel and Calvin Peterson; and

many aunts, uncles and cousins. Predeceased by father. Celebration of Life from 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Office

Night Club, 513 E. State St., Rockford, with family speaking at 3 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the family in Linda's memory.

Cremation Society of Illinois assisted the family. To express condolences go to