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Robert M. Peterson

  • Birth 11 Feb 1942 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 16 Oct 1955 Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Plot Section 119, Lot 31, Sub Lot 1
  • Memorial ID 8931156

He was the third victim in the Schuessler-Peterson murders of October 1955. He was only 14 years old at the time of his death. He was with 13 year old John Schuessler and 11 year old Anton Schuessler of Chicago, Illinois. Their bodies were found near the Des Plaines River in the Robinson Woods Forest Preserve.


  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Genet
  • Added: 14 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8931156
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert M. Peterson (11 Feb 1942–16 Oct 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8931156, citing Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .