Gordon L. Peterson, 76, of Stonington, passed away on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. He was born on Oct 3, 1933 to the late Charles and Gertrude (Olson) Peterson in Escanaba and attended Central School in Stonington.
After completing his education, Gordon served in the U.S. Army. Following his honorable discharge, he was employed for several years in Chicago doing construction work and later sailed the Great Lakes on ore carriers for several years. Gordon specialized in doing sheet metal and mechanical work and he retired from the Delta County Road Commission after being employed as a mechanic for many years.