Thomas Herskind Petersen, 75, passed away December 26, 2017. He was born in Chicago to the late Folmer and Elsie Petersen.
He retired from Chemical Financial Corporation and was a longtime chairman of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Midland, Michigan. He was also a trustee of the endowment fund of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Ft. Wayne, IN.
Surviving are his wife Donna Petersen; son, David H. (Jacqui) Petersen; daughters, Kathy (Steven) Roberts and Beth (Matt) Eash; sister, Alyce (Bob) Kowal; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Warren H. Petersen and Donald H. Petersen.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. with calling one hour prior on Saturday December 30, 2017 at Redeemer Lutheran Church 202 W. Rudisill Blvd, Ft. Wayne, IN. Calling hours will be Friday December 29, 2017 from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at FairHaven Funeral Home 6557 N. Clinton St., Fort Wayne, IN.
Burial in Concordia Cemetery, 5300 Lake Ave., Ft. Wayne, IN.
In lieu of flowers preferred memorials to Redeemer Lutheran Church endowment fund. Online condolences may be offered at www.fairhavenfortwayne.com.