Peggy Lee Dye
December 24, 1921 ‒ June 30, 2020
Peggy Lee Dye passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Good Shepherd Ashland. She was 98.
She was born December 24, 1921, to parents Edward & Berti (Foyst) Gunckle in Hagerstown, Indiana. After Peg graduated from Milton High School, she moved to Loudonville with her father and sister, Betty.
Peg married Julius D. Dye on August 28, 1946, and they were married for 19 years until he passed away in April of 1966. They had two children, William “Bill” Dye and Suzanne “Susie” Rutt.
Peg worked as a secretary for many years. She worked for Dr. Charles McMullen, Bob Koppert at Koppert Insurance, Flxible Co., and lastly at the Mohican Youth Camp, where she worked until retiring in 1987.
She enjoyed doing crewel embroidery, painting, reading, quilting, and watching movies on tv. She also loved the company of her dogs. Peg spent a good amount of time volunteering throughout her life. She helped out with Cub Scouts, Brownies, delivering meals for meals on wheels, and helping adult readers at the library. She was a member of the Ladies Legion Auxiliary and the 1st Baptist Church in Loudonville.
Peg was a kind loving soul and her family would like to thank her friends that came to visit her in her final days. Also thank you for the phone calls, flowers, food, and cards brought or sent. Her family would also like to thank Kindred Hospice and the nurses a Good Shepherd Home who treated Peg with compassion and respect.
She is survived by her children; daughter-in-law, Lynn Dye; granddaughters Sara (Donnie) Carter and Catie Dye; great-grandchildren Rosey and Billy Able; sister Betty; nieces Judy (Tom) Baker, Emily McIntire, Betsy, and Josephine.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Jude; her son-in-law Ron Rutt; her sister and brother-in-law Josephine and Al Hylkema; brother and sister-in-law Lloyd and Marcella Eberhart; nephews Tom Wright and John Hylkema, niece Marcia Hylkema.
Although no public service will be held in Peggy’s memory, her family hopes that you will hold her in your heart as you remember her in your own special way.
Contributions in Peggy’s memory may be made to any humane society or animal shelter.
Snyder Funeral Home- Lindsey Chapel is honored to serve Peggy’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com