Ardis M. (Peppy) PeppengerArdis M. (Peppy) Peppenger passed away peacefully on March 8, 2012, at Golden Living Center in Superior.
Ardis M. (Peppy) Peppenger passed away peacefully on March 8, 2012, at Golden Living Center in Superior.
Ardis was born on April 15, 1920, to John and Laura (Brown) VanderHyde in Mantorville, Minn.
Ardis married George F. Peppenger Aug. 29, 1942, and raised five children and four stepchildren. She was a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary , the Salvation Army and the Home League Corps.
Ardis was preceded in death by her parents, step-mother, Edith; husband George; Brothers, Richard, Dean, Cal and Ernest. Her sister Erma; step-brothers Earl and Robert Ruport and step-sister Merle Smith. Step-children Herb, Violet, and George. And two grandsons Neil and Glenn.
She is survived by her children Bonnie (Bert) Lemke, Ripon, Wis.; Dennis (Sylvia) Grovetown, Ga.; LaVeda (Gary) Flaten, Superior; Jule (Denise) Two Harbors, Minn.; Elroy John, White Bear Lake, Minn. Step-daughter Fern Chermack, Cameron, Wis. Two brothers Burton Vanderhyde, Ely, Minn. and Donald Vanderhyde, Sarona, Wis. 20 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great- grandchildren.
Special thanks to everybody who was a part of Peppy's life, especially Dawn Smith.
There will be a Celebration of Life that will be held at Vintage Italian Pizza at 1201 Tower Ave, Superior, on Saturday March 17, from Noon to 3 p.m.
If you wish, please send memorials to Animal Allies. Arrangements by Thompson-Hegstrom Funeral Home.
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