Peter Irwin Ellison
Peter Irwin Ellison
  • February 5, 1937 - August 14, 2016
  • Third Lake, Illinois

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Peter Irwin Ellison, 79, from Third Lake, IL died August 14, 2016. He was born on February 5, 1937 in Madison, Wisconsin. Peter was a real estate executive for Sears Roebuck and Co.

Peter Ellison died after a long battle with Muscular Dystrophy. He was a loving husband of Julie Ann (Arnstein) Ellison for 50 years until her death in 2009. He was a devoted father of David (Eileen), Mark (Susan) and Bob (Shawn) Ellison. He was a doting grandfather of Ross, Scott, Brent, Megan, Nick (Megan), Justin, Josh, Jason and Ryan. He was a loving great grandfather of Bria. Peter was a man who fiercely loved his family, and they loved him back. His impact was immeasurable; his legacy, eternal. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Lake County chapter of Habitat for Humanity ( in his name, as his passionate volunteerism truly made a difference.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 from 4 to 6pm at
Marsh Funeral Home.