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Peggy Sue Altum

May 10, 1949 — December 16, 2023

Newton

Peggy Sue Altum, 74 ,died December 16, 2023 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas.  She was born May 10, 1949 in Newton, Kansas to Sam and Frieda (Blosser) Koehn. She retired as a receptionist at the former Regier Title Company in Newton.

Peggy attended NewSpring Church in Wichita.

 

She could often be found outside tending flowers and gardens around her home. She loved doing the work of making a house a home for her family. She enjoyed dancing, especially country western dancing, even going as far as Nashville to dance in clubs.  In her years she spent time camping at Marion Lake and enjoyed being on the lake water skiing.

Peggy's greatest joy was her family. She loved being a mom and grandma and greatly looked forward to following her grandkids activities and being with them.

 

She is survived by her son James Kelley (Wynette); Rick Altum (Autumn); JR Altum (Holly); Guy Altum (Tiffany) She is also survived by 10 grandchildren: Evan, Abigail, Daniel, Alexis, Christopher, Austin, Cadence, Max, Ashley, and Aislyn. and 3 great grandchildren Colton, Michael, and Weston.

Peggy is preceded in death by her parents, son Jason "Jake" Kelley and brother Robert "Bob" Koehn.

 

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 27, 2023, at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Chip Bungard presiding. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday December 26, 2023, at Petersen Funeral Home. A private family interment will take place in the Andover Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be made out to Midwest Transplant Network and left in care of Petersen Funeral Home, 

 

 

 

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Tuesday, December 26, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Petersen Family Funeral Home

215 N Main St, Newton, KS 67114

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Petersen Family Funeral Home

215 N Main St, Newton, KS 67114

Pastor Chip Bungard will be presiding.

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