December 08, 2021 Cheryl Pegg, 86
Memorial Cele-bration of Life Services for Cheryl Pegg, age 86, of Prescott, who passed away Thursday, December 2, 2021 at the Creston Hospice Home will be Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Lenox United Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services. Private family interment of ashes will be held at a later date in the Nodaway Cemetery. Instead of flowers, the family requests memorials be given in Cheryl’s name. Memories may be shared with the family at www.ritchiefuneralhome.com under Obituaries. Arrangements were entrusted to the Ritchie Funeral Home of Bedford where we ‘Celebrate Life’.
Cheryl Nadine was born to John and Emily (Roberts) Agnew on January 17, 1935, at their home in Taylor County. She attended all 13 years of school in Nodaway, Iowa. While in school, she loved playing basketball. She worked at Okey Vernon Bank in Corning after graduating. Cheryl and Thomas Dale were married on June 9, 1956. They eloped to Renton, Washington. Cheryl and Tom were blessed with two children: Janelle Suzan and Scott Thomas.
After leaving Okey Vernon, she went to work as a cook at the elementary school in Corning, IA. This allowed her time off in the summer to be home with her children, plant a large garden, and help Tom with keeping their large yard mowed. She loved to can her garden and veggies every year. In 1980, she left her job at the school with the anticipation of the arrival of her first grandchild. She then started her own in-home daycare. She cared for many children for a little over 20 years. She was known as Grandma Cheryl or Grandma C to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Tom and Cheryl loved taking trips and riding the motorcycle. She also had a love for caring for all of her animals. Cheryl was always a caregiver to those she loved. After the passing of her husband, Tom, she started going to coffee at the Tiger Den in Lenox to meet new friends. She enjoyed going to local dances with her friends. She loved getting dressed up. She was a kind and thoughtful daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Cheryl is survived by her daughter Janelle (Jeff) Hodge of Lenox, Iowa, Scott (Tammy) Pegg of Prescott, Iowa, her grandsons TJ (Melissa) Butler of Gravity, Iowa, Brett (Kim) Pegg of West Des Moines, Iowa, Cody (Ashley) Pegg of Corning, Iowa, and Tanner (Sydney Sanders) Hodge of Clarinda, Iowa. She has many great-grandchildren left to cherish her memory: Will, Dane & Nick Butler, Kaden & Kennedy Pegg, Colton, Addison, & Kinley Pegg, Kayson Hodge, and Andrew, Abby & Ava Kennan. Cheryl’s family meant everything to her. She loved spending time with them.
Cheryl was proceeded in death by her husband, Tom, of 42 years, her parents, John and Emily, her brother, John Loren, and wife Fran, and her brother-in-law, Bill Pegg.
We will forever hold the precious memory of Cheryl in our hearts.
May she be at peace in God’s loving care.