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Zachariah Leon Petersen

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Zachariah was born on August 14, 1973 and passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017.

Zachariah was a resident of West Frankfort, Illinois at the time of passing.

Zach attended school in Fort Sumner, New Mexico and was a graduate of Fort Sumner High School Class of 1991.

After graduation he answered the call of this nation by enlisting into the United States Air Force serving in Operation Desert Storm.

The graveside funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 16, 2017, at Mound City National Cemetery, located at the junction of Illinois State Routes No. 37 & No. 51, Mound City, IL, with Pastor Brent Pyles presiding. Interment will follow in the National Cemetery.

For those who prefer, memorial contributions may be made to either or both, "Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home" to be used to assist the family with final expenses or "The Petersen Children Educational Scholarship Fund" to be used for the children's education and mailed in care of Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home, 900 N. Court Street, Marion, IL 62959.