In memory of

Peggy Joyce Laursen

April 6, 1933 - October 31, 2021
From: Sac City, IA
Peggy Joyce Laursen

Peggy Joyce Laursen

Born: April 6, 1933
Died: October 31, 2021
Age: 88
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Peggy Laursen, age 88 of Sac City, IA, passed away at her home in Sac City on Sunday, October 31, 2021.  Peggy Joyce Paup was born on April 6, 1933, to parents Carl and Dorothy (Anderson) Paup in Scranton, IA.  She attended Country School Jackson #9 and graduated from Scranton High School with the class of 1951.

On October 15, 1953, Peggy was united in marriage to Francis Eugene Laursen in Jefferson, IA.  This union was blessed with four children: Jens Kim, Joyce Kitty, Joel Kent, and Jay Kelly.  They raised their family on a farm northwest of Sac City.  After the death of Francis in 1973, Peggy was married to Cliff Scheffler on April 21, 1975.  She later owned Crown Jewelry, was employed at Marjo’s Flowers and Gifts, Matt’s Shoes, Noble Popcorn, and Sac City Drug retiring in 2013.

In her free time, Peggy enjoyed being outside in her garden and was a member of the garden club for several years.  She also liked playing cards, golfing, and dancing.  Family meant everything to Peggy. She was an incredibly supportive mom and grandma who loved attending her kids' and grandkids' special events and just spending time with them in general.

   Those left to cherish her memory include her children: Kim (Pat) Laursen of Sac City, IA, Kitty (Dale) Drey of Lake View, IA Kent (Nancy) Laursen of Springfield, MO, and Kelly (Betty) Laursen of Sac City, IA; grandchildren: John (Laura) Laursen, Jenny (Josh) Jevne, Brian (Brandy) Drey, Melissa Drey, Brent (Marie) Drey, Kyle Laursen, Kollin Laursen, Karl Laursen, Cheston (Stephanie) Laursen, and Colton Laursen; great-grandchildren: Grace Frager, Addison Daisy, Meredith, and Barron Drey, Margot Laursen, Nora, George, and Henry Jevne; sisters: Rita Halsey and Jane Higgs: Brothers-in-law,  Fred (Mary) Scheffler, Gene(Diane) Scheffler, Don (Florence) Scheffler, Sisters-in-law, Frances (Marv) Schettler, and Shirley Bales; nieces, nephews, extended family members, and many friends.

   Peggy was preceded in death by her husband Francis Laursen; second husband Cliff Scheffler; parents Carl and Dorothy Paup; sister and brother-in-law: Donna and George MacDonald; brothers-in-law, David Halsey, Ivan (Jean) Laursen, Bob Scheffler, Sisters-in-law, Elsie Helmbrecht, and Sandy Jarvis.

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SERVICES
Memorial Service
3:00 p.m., Sunday
November 7, 2021
Farber & Otteman Funeral Home
Sac City, Iowa
OFFICIATING
Reverend Cory Kroonblawd
VISITATION
Prior to the service
2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Sunday
November 7, 2021
Farber & Otteman Funeral Home
Sac City, Iowa
INTERMENT
Scranton Township Cemetery
Scranton Iowa

Condolences

Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 4:56 PM
“Such a kind, caring and fun lady. Worked with her at the Drug store and Marjos . Our thoughts and prayers are with you.”
- Jan and Steve Pullen
Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 4:56 PM
“So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family ”
- Rose Harjes
Friday, November 5, 2021 at 10:58 AM
“My condolences to the family. It was a pleasure to know Peggy. She was a sweet & kind lady. ”
- Joan Stahl
Friday, November 5, 2021 at 10:58 AM
“So sorry to hear about your Mom. She was always so kind when I saw her. May she rest in peace and the Lord give you comfort for your loss.”
- Debra Campbell-Barron
Friday, November 5, 2021 at 10:58 AM
“Condolences to Kim, Kitty, Kelly and all of Peggy's family. During our time in Sac City we would often see Peggy and she was always smiling and happy to see us and say something to brighten the day. Prayers to all for comfort during this difficult time.”
- Lane and Barbara Collins
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 2:39 PM
“Our thoughts & prayers are with Peggy's family. ”
- Gordon & Margaret Mooney
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 1:09 PM
“Our prayers & sympathy to all of the family. May all your precious memories help ease your pain at this sad time! 😪🙏”
- Jan & Bill Engler
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 1:09 PM
“Many thoughts and prayers to you all during this difficult time ~ Hugs~”
- Melissa & Mike Barrett
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 10:24 AM
“So sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace. ”
- Esther Drey
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 9:19 AM
“So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for your entire family. ”
- Randy and Renae Babcock
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 9:19 AM
“I am so sorry to read about your mom's passing. Peace to Joyce and the whole family. God bless.”
- Kim Hines Mason
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 9:19 AM
“So sorry for your loss, she was a sweet and kind lady.”
- Sue Kreft
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 9:19 AM
“We are so sorry for your loss. Sending thoughts and prayers to the family. ”
- Mike and Rhonda Vauble
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 9:19 AM
“Sending condolences to all of the Family & keeping you all in prayers. Remembering your Mom as such a wonderful lady when I knew her in my early teenager years. She will be missed by so many.”
- Donna (Pickel) Shaw
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 9:19 AM
“I am truly going to miss coming over to your house everyday and talking to you. Your truly one amazing lady! Love your next door neighbor❤️”
- Hannah Tegland
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 3:51 PM
“We extend our deepest sympathy!”
- Todd and Teri Luckow
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 9:33 AM
“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Peggy was such a sweet, kind lady. Always loved my talks with her. ”
- Jane (Scharn) Nees
Monday, November 1, 2021 at 2:15 PM
“My heart and prayers are with you all. She was a great lady !!!! Love Betty Luckow ”
- Betty Luckow
Monday, November 1, 2021 at 2:15 PM
“What a sweet and caring lady. She will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.”
- Charlie & Donna Peyton
Monday, November 1, 2021 at 9:35 AM
“My thoughts and prayers are with your entire family!”
- Stacey Frager
Monday, November 1, 2021 at 9:35 AM
“I am grateful to have had the privilege of knowing Peggy even though it was a short time. She was an amazing woman who I adored. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
- Sarah Mohr
Monday, November 1, 2021 at 9:35 AM
“My sympathy to you and your family. She was such a sweet lady and a pleasure to know her.”
- Karen Cerra
Monday, November 1, 2021 at 9:35 AM
“We were truly sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She was so loved and good to everyone who knew her. She has touched so many lives including ours. May her spirit continue to live through you and your families. We will always remember her! ”
- David and Cindy Wuebker
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