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 Peggy Joyce <I>Luther</I> Cheek

Peggy Joyce Luther Cheek

Attica, Fountain County, Indiana, USA
Death 3 Nov 2012 (aged 85)
Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Burial Attica, Fountain County, Indiana, USA
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Peggy Joyce Cheek, of Lafayette, died from complications from a stroke at 9:24 a.m. Saturday, November 3, 2012, at Rosewalk Village Nursing Home of Lafayette.

Peggy was born in Attica on January 5, 1927, to Samuel and Georgina (Prather) Luther. Peggy married Wesley G. Allie on September 10, 1943, in Frankfort. After they were married, they moved to Duluth, Minn. where they had seven children. After their divorce in 1967, Peggy moved back to Lafayette. Peggy married Marshall Cheek on June 10, 1972, in Lafayette. Marshall preceded her in death.

Peggy worked at several different restaurants through the years. Her last job was at Addus Healthcare Inc. where she drove clients to their appointments. Peggy attended the prime time bible study class at Lafayette First Church of the Nazarene and was baptized on September 7, 2003. Peggy enjoyed word puzzles, dice game and bowling.

Survivors include four sons, William (Virginia) Allie, of Rochester, Minn., Charles Allie of Newton, Iowa, Donald Tufigno, of Waldron, Ark. and Ronald (Heidi) Tufigno, of Rochester, Minn.; two daughters, Joyce (Cleo) Chambers, of Pengilly, Minn. and Jenny Killough, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; one sister, Carol Anne Hatten, of Lafayette; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death are three brothers, Edward, Robert and Charles Luther; three sisters, Doris (Harold) Beers, Marguerite (Charles) Wagner and Rosalee Luther; and one son, Robert (Lu Beshara of Sturgis, SD) Allie.

Peggy's youngest son, Brian Keith, was born in Lafayette and adopted at birth.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at Hartzler-Clapper Funeral Home of Brookston. Funeral service will be held there at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2012. Interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery of Attica.

Memorial donations may be made in her name to Lafayette 1st Church of Nazarene. Share memories and condolences online at

Published in the Journal & Courier from November 3 to November 5, 2012




  • Created by: Sherry Salla
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
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