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Peggy L. Lemish, 79, of Churubusco, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Born in Lansing, MI, on March 13, 1940, to the late Bernard and Mildred (Thomas) Leazier. She spent her formative years in rural Allen County, graduating from Huntertown High School in 1957. She then graduated from Purdue University as an RN.
Peggy was married to Richard Lemish in Ege, on June 14, 1958.
She retired from Parkview Health after 35 years as a nurse. She worked in the OB and in the Mental Health Departments.
She was a member of St. John Bosco Catholic Church. She enjoyed volunteering for the Turtle Days Festival, the Light House and the Wolf Lake Free Clinic. She was also a member of the Women of the Moose Lodge.
She was an American grandma to Martin Lemberg and will be missed by all that called her Grandma Peg.
Peggy is survived by a son, Blake (Susan) Lemish; a sister, Joann (Russ) Krempel; four grandchildren, Jacob, Amanda Teague, Bradley (Tess) and Alex (Ashlee); seven great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Zoe, Alayna, Avery, Emma, Ryan and Sophie.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Richard A. Lemish; a son, Rick A. Lemish; her brother, Jim Leazier; a sister, Bonnie (William) Kimmel and a grandson, Jon Henry Lemish.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. John Bosco Catholic Church on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 10:00 AM, with calling one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
The family will also receive friends at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Thursday, May 30, 2019, from 2:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Holy Rosary will be held at 8:00 PM
Burial taking place at Ege Catholic Cemetery, Ege.
In Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to St. John Bosco Food Pantry.
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