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Clara L. "Peggy" Siefert 79, of Milroy, passed away Jan. 6, 2017 at Rush Memorial Hospital.
She was born at home Aug. 18, 1937 in Rushville, a daughter of the late Joseph & Myrtha (Barnes) Moran. She was married to George B. Siefert July 18, 1964 and he preceded her in death Dec. 4, 2007. She was a 1955 graduate of Rushville High School and retired from Rush Memorial Hospital where she was a radiology technician. Memberships include St. Mary Catholic Church where she worked with the fall festival, funeral dinners and school PTA committees.
Survivors include her son Joseph (fiancé Kirstie Rickman), daughters, Jennifer (Mrs. Neil) Ripberger and Cindy (Mrs. Matt) Amos; brother David Moran; sister-in-law Anna Mae (Mrs Carl) Zimmer; brother-in-law Karl Roll; grandchildren Ellen, Jonathan, & Kate Ripberger and Jacob, Tyler & Nicholas Amos, along with several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her siblings, Mary Jane, Helen, Elenora, Joann OSF, William, JD & Patrick Moran,sister Virginia and brother-in-law Dick Herbert; sister-in-law Pauline Roll. Also, granddaughters, Georgeanna Rose and Helen Louise Amos, nephew Greg Zimmer and niece Kathy Ketchum.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at St. Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Jeremy Gries officiating. Burial will follow at Rushville's Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday Jan. 10th from 4-8 p.m. with the rosary at 3:30 PM at Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary Church, St. Vincent DePaul, or the American Cancer Society. Online condolences at www.ToddFuneralHome.com
Published on January 9, 2017
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