Christopher Alan "Chris" Peterson, 46, of Syracuse, IN passed away at 9:10 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at his home. He was born on September 23, 1974 in Goshen, IN to Jack A. & Cynthia L. “Cindy” (Thornburg) Peterson.
He graduated in 1993 from Wawasee High School & 1996 from Vincennes University and was a lifetime Syracuse area resident except a short time Churubusco . He was employed in the fiber optics industry and formerly attended the Wawasee Lakeside Chapel in Syracuse.
His fun-loving lively personality was contagious and guaranteed smiles & laughter to everyone around him. He was a best friend to many, offering help, kindness, and friendship wherever he went. Chris was loved by many and his greatest success in life was in his role as father. He loved his three sons deeply and was devoted to sharing with them the things he loved most in life including sports, fishing, hunting, and the outdoors. He showed them the value of family & friendship and will be missed by everyone he touched along the way.
He is survived by:
3 Sons – Lukas, Jack and Tyler Peterson
Mother – Cindy Peterson of Syracuse
Sister – Janay (James) Hackleman of Syracuse
He was preceded by his father.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, IN. Visitation will be from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday in the funeral home with Pastor Brad Cox officiating. Private burial will take place in the McClintic Cemetery at a later date.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation, P.O. Box 548, Syracuse, IN 46567.
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