Peggy E. Allmandinger, 78, of Van Wert passed away on Thursday afternoon, January 6, 2022, at Defiance Mercy Health Hospital.
She was born on January 21, 1943, in Van Wert to Mary B. (Dull) and Daniel E. McNeal, who preceded her in death. On February 18, 1962, she married the love of her life, Kenneth E. Allmandinger who preceded her in death on January 20, 2020.
She is survived by her son, Michael Allmandinger of Van Wert; her daughter, Laura Farris of Wren; seven grandchildren all of whom were her pride and joy, Jarrod Farris, Tyler Farris and Hunter (Allyson) Farris all of Wren, Bradley (Leigha) Allmandinger, Samantha Allmandinger, and Lexi Allmandinger all of Van Wert; one great granddaughter, Greta Allmandinger, one step grandson, Chris (Karla) Schnepp of Lima; two great grandsons, Everett Farris and Logan Farris; two step great grandsons, Logan and Preston Schnepp; two sisters, Wilma White and Janet (Dale) Schaadt of Van Wert; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ronald (Neila) Allmandinger of Ohio City and Terry (Beth) Allmandinger of Mulberry, Indiana; and many nieces and nephews.
Peg graduated from Van Wert High School in 1961. After graduation, Peg worked various jobs including owning and operating Ken & Peg’s gas station and grocery store in Ohio City from 1970 - 1977 along with her husband. She then went to work at Federal Mogul from where she retired after many years there.
Peg enjoyed reading, along with spending time with her family, friends and most of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Peg faithfully served her Lord and Savior and was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Van Wert where she served as a Sunday School teacher for many years.
Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Brian Farris; sister, Linda Montgomery; a brother-in-law, Jerry White and a nephew, CPL Aaron L. Allmandinger.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Cowan & Son Funeral Home in Van Wert. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Ohio City. Calling hours are 2 - 8 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the donor’s choice.
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