Gary Russell Peterson, age 62, of Plano, IL. passed away suddenly at his home on August 27,2016. He was born July 5 1954 in Aurora, IL to Russell and Jewell (Boner) Peterson. He loved fishing, Nascar racing, and his White Sox’s. He had many friends and loved to help others anytime he could. He is survived by his sisters; Beverly Michael, Bonnie (Cliff Snyder), and Marilyn Hausler, his many nieces and nephews that he enjoyed and loved. He was their Special Uncle, and his step children; Buddy, Sheila, Pat and Randy. He was preceded in death by his parents Russell and Jewel Peterson, his brother Victor, and his twin sister Betty. Memorial service will be held on September 1, 2016 at 10:30 A.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Plano, IL. with Pastor Paul Carlson officiating.