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 Hazel Jeanne “Peggy” <I>Wilson</I> Ammons

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Hazel Jeanne “Peggy” Wilson Ammons

  • Birth 10 Dec 1921
  • Death 17 Jul 2010
  • Burial Aurelia, Cherokee County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 99855872

Hazel Jeanne (Peggy) Ammons of Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Aurelia, Iowa, died Saturday, July 17, 2010 in the James River Care Center in Springfield. She was 88.

Peg Ammons
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home, 1947 E Seminole, Springfield, Missouri 65804. Visitation began at 10:30 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be at a later date in Aurelia. The family will direct memorials to a fund established at Missouri State University's Nursing Department and Cornerstone Church of Springfield, Missouri. Donations may be sent to Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home, (417)886-9994
Peggy was born Dec. 10, 1921 in Banks, Ore., the daughter of Earl and Elpha (Schulmerich) Wilson. She attended school and grew up in the Banks area, graduating from Tillamook, Oregon High School in 1939.

Peggy received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from the University of Portland in 1943. She then taught in the Pediatrics Department and worked in the Children's Hospital in San Francisco, Calif.

On June 25, 1947, Peggy was united in marriage to Max C. Ammons in Tacoma, Washington and moved to Aurelia to raise their family and to continue her nursing career. Peggy was Director of Nursing at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute in Cherokee for 25 years and then went on to be a nursing educator at the same institute. She retired with over 50 years of nursing service.

Peggy most enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and was a loving influence to all who shared her life. She was a member of Cornerstone Church in Springfield.

Peggy was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, her parents and a brother David Wilson.

Survivors include her children Mark Ammons and wife Deborah of Sioux City, Sheila Steffes and husband Ron of Springfield, Mo. and Tracy Ammons and wife Constance of Ladson, S.C.; grandchildren Jennifer (Mrs. Joseph) Passanise, Molly Steffes, Aimee (Mrs. Jim) Labrie, Trisha (Mrs. Sean) Monahan, Kristin (Mrs. Patrick) Murphy, Logan, Esther and Sheila Ammons; great-grandchildren Brendan, Ellie, Isabella and Samuel; one sister and her husband Barbara and James Larsen; sister-in-law and her husband Joyce and Jerry Rohrbaugh and many cousins, nieces, nephews and special friends.


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  • Created by: Glenn Harris
  • Added: 29 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99855872
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hazel Jeanne “Peggy” Wilson Ammons (10 Dec 1921–17 Jul 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99855872, citing Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Aurelia, Cherokee County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Harris (contributor 47828902) .