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Peggy Darlene Lallier

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October 17, 1934 - April 14, 2023


Peggy Lallier, age 88, of Algona passed away on Friday, April 14 at the Kossuth Regional Health Center. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Monday, April 24 at the First United Methodist Church in Algona. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m.  until service time at the church on Monday, April 24. Services have been entrusted to Lentz Funeral Home of Algona.

Peggy Darlene (Patton) Lallier was born on Oct. 17, 1934, to William and Velma (Kelso) Patton at home in Archer, Neb. They later moved to a farm outside of Whittemore and she attended country school through 8th grade, then attended Algona High School, graduating in 1952.

She was united in marriage to Richard Lallier on Aug. 27, 1955,  and was happily married for almost 67 years. They were blessed with four children.

Peggy had many jobs over the years starting as a telephone operator and then worked at the Directory Service. She found her perfect job in 1975 as the secretary of the high school principal in Algona and retired in 1997. After retiring she started her voluntary work at many organizations in Algona including the hospital, Economic Development, LifeServe and The Food Pantry to name a few. She loved to be involved and busy.

Peggy had many hobbies including playing bridge, golfing, reading and walking and was an avid sports fan. She loved the Vikings and Twins but watched anything sports. Peggy loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She supported them in their many school events and activities. She could be seen in the stands cheering them on in sunshine or rain. She was there for her family and anytime the kids showed up to visit... her face lit up with a big smile and a big hug.

Left to cherish Peggy’s memory is her children: Linda (Dick) Manske of Algona, Diane (Russ) Bruns of Titonka, Marlene Lallier of Humboldt and Todd (Mindy) Lallier of Baldwin City, Kan.; grandchildren: Scott (Jess) Manske of Algona, Angie (Donnie) Teeter of Albert Lea, Minn., Jenny (Zack) Ostercamp of Britt, Jaci (Josh) Cox of Johnston, Joni (Keith) Hefley of Gowrie, Emily (Lou) Patterson of Kansas City, Kan. and Makayla Lallier and fiancé Sam Rice of Edgerton, Kan.; great-grandchildren: Tyler, Alex, Nathan and Jack Manske, Drew and Noah Teeter, Bo and Ivy Ostercamp, Josiah, Eli, Abel and Silas Cox, Shayden and Cooper Hefley and George and Gus Patterson; sisters: Vera Jennings, Alice Patton, Dori (Charles) Margrave and Donna Noble; brothers: Donnie Patton and Bob (Peggi) Patton; and in-laws: Dick (Luella) Potratz, Anita Lallier, and Marv (Caryle) Lallier.

She was preceded in death by her husband Richard, her parents, and her sisters Marie Franz and Dorothy Simpson.

The family would like to thank you for your many acts of kindness and expressions of sympathy and invite you for a time of fellowship and a luncheon following the service at the cemetery.

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