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J. Peggy Benaske

August 22, 1939 January 25, 2019
J. Peggy Benaske
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Obituary for J. Peggy Benaske

J. Peggy Benaske, age 79, a lifetime resident of Lapeer, passed away January 25, 2019. Peggy was born in Lapeer on August 22, 1939 to Howard and Doris Higley. She graduated from Lapeer High School class of 1957. She retired from Durakon in Lapeer after many years of dedicated employment. Her coworkers often referred to her as "Mom" because of her giving and helpful nature. Peggy had a big heart and loved helping everyone that she could. She also worked at the Lapeer Eagles Club for many years. Peggy volunteered her time at many of the Lapeer service clubs: American Legion, VFW, Eagles Club, Elks, and the Moose Lodge.

Peggy is survived by her four children: Donna Boller, Mary (Doug) Phillips, Melissa, (fiancé, Willie) Benaske, Larry Benaske; 10 grandchildren: Amy, Nathan, Josh, Kaleb, Jordan, Kirsten, Jake, Cali, Avery, and Brendan; great grandchildren: Mia, Valon, Videll, Farah, Alex, Megan, Jason, Adam, Dekyn, and Ella; brother Jack (Donna) Higley; sister Marjorie (David) Ryan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters: Pat Mathenia and Josephine Brown; daughter-in-law Kim Benaske.

Friends may visit on Tuesday, January 29th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Peggy's funeral service will take place on Wednesday, January 30th at 11:00 a.m at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel in Lapeer. Memorial donations to Ronald McDonald House are appreciated.

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Visitation

Tuesday

29

Jan

4:00 PM 1/29/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/29/2019 8:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel

542 Liberty Park
Lapeer, MI 48446

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel
542 Liberty Park Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

30

Jan

11:00 AM 1/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel

542 Liberty Park
Lapeer, MI 48446

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel
542 Liberty Park Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Ronald McDonald House

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