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Thomas E. Peltonen

The late Thomas E. Peltonen, 81, of Orland Park and formerly of Ashland, WI, at rest September 26, 2022. Loving husband of Vivian for 59 years. Beloved father of Thomas E. Jr. and Teal (Salvatore) Cassello. Cherished grandfather of Dr. Cassidy Marie Cassello and Dr. Casey Lynn Cassello. Dear brother of Lois (the late William) Bodam, Robert (Betty) Peltonen, William (Carolyn) Peltonen, the late James (the late Glenora) Peltonen, Gary Peltonen, the late Joan (Wayne) Smart, John Peltonen, Daniel (Sheryl) Peltonen, Richard Peltonen, Penelope Allar and the late Ellen Mae Peltonen. Fond uncle and friend to many. Longtime employee of the Electro-Motor Division of General Motors in La Grange. Avid motorsports fan, life-long Green Bay Packers fan, loud and proud supporter of his granddaughters and their various sporting events.

IInterment to take place at Mount Hope Cemetery, High Bridge, Wisconsin. 

Arrangements entrusted to Chicagoland Cremation Options of Schiller Park, Illinois.


I am so sorry for the loss of one of our long-ago highland school classmates. He was one of the students that traveled first through the woods and then walked the remaining distance to our one-room school in Bayfield County, WI. Blessings to his family.

LaVerne Carlson Peter Oct 7 2022 1:16 PM

Sincerest Condolences from cousin Greg Luy and Family.

Gregory Luy Sep 30 2022 10:45 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Peltonen

Joe & Melanie Sep 28 2022 9:37 PM