SHEFFIELD — Peter Primo, 90, of Sheffield passed away at 3:40 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Born Feb. 5, 1923, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, to Paul and Adelina (Boschetti) Primo, he married Evelyn Nelson Aug. 8, 1964, in Sheffield. She died in 1976. He then married Madelyn F. Benson May 24, 1980, in Princeton. She died June 30, 2010.
He was a graduate of Sheffield Community High School. He had worked at Ohio River Boat, Sheffield Shale Products and Hyster in Kewanee. He served as a corporal in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Sheffield and Mineral American Legion Post 1031.
Surviving are one brother, Mando (Nellie) Primo of Riverview, Fla.; one sister-in-law, Harriett Primo of Sheffield; three nieces, Lea Ann (Rob) Stone of Metamora, MaryLee (Jim) Snyders of Brandon, Fla,, and Deb Stier of Sheffield; five great-nieces and great-nephews; and 11 great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
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