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Former Sauk Village Mayor /SSMMA President Roger G. Peckham passes away

SSMMA expresses our sincerest condolences to the family, friends and the entire community of Sauk Village on the loss of former SSMMA President and Sauk Village Mayor Roger G. Peckham.

Mr. Peckham passed away peacefully on July 16, 2018. He served as Sauk Villages mayor from 1997 to 2009, completing three terms and was SSMMA’s president during the 2003-2004 term.  Roger was also a former treasurer and president of the District 168 Sauk Village School Board, former trustee, he served on Board at Illiana Credit Union, and was an auditor for the Indiana Department of Revenue for over 32 years.

He was the beloved husband of Kristie Peckham nee Lightfoot. Loving father of Michael (Stacey) Peckham and Mathew (Lauren) Peckham. Cherished grandfather of Connor, Owen, Mason, and Chase Peckham. Dear brother of Richard (Shirley) Peckham. He enjoyed spending time with family, serving the community and golfing with friends. Please click here to read the full obituary or sign his guest book.

Visitation is Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 3:00 until the time of funeral services at 6:30 p.m. at the Smits Funeral Homes – Steger Memorial Chapel, 3045 Chicago Rd., Steger, IL. Interment private. In lieu of flowers memorials to the American Cancer Society appreciated. 708 755-6100 or

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