Leona F. Peek

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  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Friday January 9, 4:00 to 8:00 PM

    ~ Breese American Legion Auxiliary Services at 7:00 PM ~

    Saturday January 10, 9:00 to 10:30 AM

  • Visitation Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Breese
  • Service Date
    Saturday January 10, 2015
  • Service Time
    11:00 AM
  • Service Location
    St. Felicitas Catholic Church, Beaver Prairie
  • Full Obituary

    Leona F. Peek 93 of Beaver Prairie died Monday January 5, 2015 at Breese Nursing home.

    She was born November 6, 1921 in St. Rose to John and Bertha (Steinmann) Weisenfeld: they preceded her in death.

    She married August Peek April 2, 1940 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Carlyle and he preceded her in death December 1, 1980.

    Also preceded in death by a son First Lt. Dennis Peek U.S. M.A.C. killed in Vietnam January 9, 1970, a grandson Kerry Billhartz, brothers-in-law Henry Peek, Gerhard Peek, John Peek, Cyril Peek, Joseph Peek, sisters-in-law Sr. Theresta Peek, Estelle Peek, Martha Peek

    Surviving are her children Geraldine Peek of Damiansville, Roberta Billhartz of Albers, Brenda (Ron) Jansen of St. Rose, Ronald (LuAnn) Peek of Highland, Darrell Peek of Beaver Prairie

    Grandchildren Tammy (Roger) Schulte, Tiffany (Howard) Smith, Kurt (Heather) Billhartz, Ken (Cristie) Billhartz, Krista (Dale) Gruenewald, Kim Peek, Stacey Peek, Kent Peek

    12 great grandchildren

    Sisters-in-law Mary Ann Peek of Breese, Arlene Peek of Aviston, Carol Peek of St. Rose.

    Leona was a homemaker and retired from the Laundry Department at St. Joseph Hospital in Breese. Leona was a Gold Star Mother. She was an avid reader, gardener and she enjoyed all outdoor activities. She enjoyed quilting and playing cards. She was so proud and loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

    Member of St. Felicitas Catholic Church and Ladies Sodality in Beaver Prairie.

    Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday January 10, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Felicitas Catholic Church in Beaver Prairie with Fr. Larry Nichels officiating. Interment at St. Felicitas cemetery.

    Visitation will be held on Friday January 9, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturday January 10 from 9:00 to 10:30 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.

    Memorials can be made o Alzheimer’s Research Association or Mater Dei High Scholl and will be received at the funeral home.

    The Breese American Legion Auxiliary will hold services at 7:00 pm Friday evening at the funeral home immediately followed by the Vietnam Veterans of America.

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