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Agnes E. Marek Peckosh
October 29, 1908–March 31, 2008
Agnes E. Peckosh, 99, of Oxford Junction, died Monday evening, March 31, 2008, at Crestridge Nursing Home in Maquoketa, following a brief illness.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Friday, April 4, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Oxford Junction, with the Rev. William Kneemiller officiating. Burial was in the Mayflower Cemetery, Oxford Junction, Iowa.
Friends called from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Lahey Funeral Home in Oxford Junction, where a vigil service was held at 6 p.m. Memorials are preferred.
Agnes was born on October 29, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Bessie Marek. She attended school in Chicago. She married Antone Peckosh in September of 1937 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oxford Junction, Iowa. He died in January 1953.
Anges was a homemaker and had worked in Chicago at the Motorola Plant in earlier years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Oxford Junction. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, mushroom hunting and she liked the outdoors.
She is survived by one daughter, Deanna (Donald) Gottschalk, of Olin; her niece whom she raised, Mary Ann Kurpiewski, of Bloomingdale, Illinois; three grandchildren, Deb (Jim) Bisinger of Oxford Junction, Dawn Gottschalk of Winter Haven, Florida, and Dan Gottschalk of Luzerene, Iowa; 5 great grandchildren; one sister, Irene Mauritzen of Chicago, Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her husband and three brothers.

Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
Source: Midland Times, Wyoming, Iowa, 4 April 2008

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