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Margaret J. "Peggy" (Pierce) Orr

May 23, 1925 ~ June 12, 2018 (age 93)

Margaret J. “Peggy” Orr, 93, of Kokomo, went home to be with the Lord at 5:34 p.m. at Wellbrooke of Kokomo. She was born May 23, 1925 in Sidney, OH to Joseph and Lilly (Miller) Pierce.   She married Wilbur F. Orr on Sept. 7, 1947 in Kokomo.  He preceded her in death May 27, 1991.  

Peggy was a 1943 graduate of Kokomo High School and a homemaker.   She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Kokomo and a 50 year member of Howard County Extension Home Makers Club.  She enjoyed playing cards and games with her children and grandchildren.  She also enjoyed crafts and cooking and baking for her family.

Surviving family include her children, Linda (Frank) Degler, Ft. Wayne; Joseph D. (Tonia) Orr, Kokomo; Diana Orr, Kokomo; and Sandy (Garry) McNew of Kokomo.  Also surviving are her grandchildren, Lori (Andy) Gemmer, Ft. Wayne; Julie Degler, Ft. Wayne; Todd (Julia) Degler, Greenfield; Ryan (Bernadette) Orr, Chicago, IL; Andrew Orr, Elmhurst, IL and Matt Orr, Carmel, IN and five great grandchildren.   She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Wilbur and two sisters, Betty Graf and Winifred George.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 16th at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Kokomo.  Visitation will be held from 10 am until time of services at 1:00 p.m at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Faith United Methodist Church or Charity of Donor’s Choice.  Murray Weaver Funeral Home Inc. in Galveston has been entrusted with arrangements.

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