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Peter "Pete" Brent Cesna

August 7, 1973 ~ May 4, 2022 (age 48)

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Peter B. “Pete” Cesna, 48, of Rockton, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.

He was born on August 7, 1973, in Rockford, Illinois to Peter and Sheila (Crosser) Cesna. He attended Jefferson High School.

Pete worked as a CNC machinist for over 20 years. He was good at his job and loved what he was doing.

He was a golfer and loved the challenge of the game. He loved sports:

Chicago Bears, Cubs and Blackhawks were his favorites. More than anything, Pete loved his family and friends. He enjoyed spending time with them. He always had a smile on his face and a laugh that made you

happy to hear it.

He is survived by

The longtime love of his life Kim Rickelman, Rockton, Ill,

His mother- Sheila (Holly) Rippy, Arizona

Maternal Grandmother, Antonia Crosser,

Stepmother, Sherry Cesna

Two sisters: Heather (Billy) House and Melissa Eslinger.

Aunt, Tracey Crosser

Uncles- Robert Crosser, Jeff (Lisa) Crosser, Mark Crosser, Emil (Vickie) Cesna. Danny Kinka, 

Robert (Donna) Rippy & Walter “Pork Chop” Rippy.

His 2 loving fur babies: Jak & Cheyenne.

Also, several nieces, nephews, cousin’s & so many great friends.

Preceded in death by Father Peter G. Cesna.

Funeral Service will be Friday May 13th, 2022, time 3:00p.m. at the Sundberg Funeral Home, 215 North Sixth Street, Rockford, IL. 61107. Friends visit from 1:00p.m. till 3:00p.m. at the Funeral Home. Condolences can be made at In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to the family for a donation at a later date.

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May 13, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sundberg Funeral Home
215 North Sixth Street
Rockford, IL 61107

Funeral Service
May 13, 2022

3:00 PM
Sundberg Funeral Home
215 N. 6th street
Rockford, IL 61107

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