Matthew I. Peters, 73, of Midlothian, Ill., passed away March 1, 2009.
Beloved husband and best friend of Carolyn, nee McMillion; loving father of Cathy (John Reed) Clemens of Frankfort, Ill., Mike (Cathy) Peters of Sugar Grove and Bob Peters of Midlothian; cherished grandfather of Ryan, Matthew and Caleigh Clemens, Drew and Reid Peters; loving son of the late Matthew and Rose, nee Cozzie, Peters; dear brother of the late Rosemary (Edward) Huenecke and brother-in-law of Bill (Sharon) McMillion; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Matthew was a longtime coach and manager of Midlothian Baseball, the first president of St. Christopher Athletic Board, a longtime employee of the village of Midlothian, 55-year member of the Plumbers Union Local No. 130 and an avid White Sox fan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Christopher Church Memorial Fund or the American Lung Association. The funeral was held Friday, March 6, at the Hickey Memorial Chapel, Midlothian, and then at St. Christopher Church for Mass. Interment was held at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Visitation was Thursday, March 5. Sign the guestbook at chicagotribune.com/obituaries.