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AXDAHL, Peggy Ann 1959-1999

AXDAHL, JOHNSON

Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 11/17/2010 at 21:33:59

Peggy Ann Axdahl

NORA SPRINGS, IOWA Peggy Ann Axdahl, 39, formerly of Nora Springs, died Friday (Feb. 12, 1999) in New Hampton.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. today at Faith Lutheran Church, Sioux Rapids, with the Rev. LeRoy Riemer officiating. Burial will be in Scandinavian Cemetery, Alta, Iowa. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Luke Lutheran Church, Nora Springs, with Pastor Ruth Hansen and the Rev. Richard Pippert officiating.

Visitation was from 6 to 8 Tuesday, Feb. 16, at Sliefert Funeral Home, Sioux Rapids, which handled all arrangements.

Peggy Ann Axdahl was born on March 6, 1959, in Sioux Falls, S. D., to Morris and Joan Johnson. She was baptized at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake, Iowa. She spent the first four years of her life in Larchwood, Iowa, before moving to Sioux Rapids in 1963. She was confirmed at Faith Lutheran Church in 1973.

Following graduation from Sioux Rapids High School in 1977, she entered Iowa State University where she received her bachelor's degree in elementary education in 1981.

For a short time she lived in Bondorant and Altoona and then moved to Nora Springs, where she was a substitute teacher and worked in the Head Start program. In 1996 she became the Media Specialist for the North Winnesheik School and was currently working to complete her master's degree.

Peggy was an avid reader, enjoyed playing the piano and was a devoted mother to her children.

Peggy is survived by her son, Bradley of Nora Springs; a daughter, Ashley of Decorah; her mother, Joan Johnson of Sioux Rapids; two brothers, Tom Johnson of West Des Moines and Ted Johnson and his wife, Sharon, of Urbandale; one sister, Pamela McKeever and her husband, Tom, of Mukwonage, Wis.; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Morris Johnson.

Globe Gazette, Feb. 17, 1999


 

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